Average Shop Assistant Hourly Pay in Ireland

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The average hourly pay for a Shop Assistant in Ireland is €9.58.
MEDIAN €9.58
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Hourly Rate
€7 - €11
€20 - €979
Total Pay
€15,509 - €24,536

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Job Description for Shop Assistant

Shop Assistant Tasks
  • Maintain facility, including cleanliness and accuracy of pricing lists, sales and special offers.
  • Collect payments, wrap purchases and/or place orders in online system.
  • Greet, assist and guide clients towards salespeople, answering questions.
  • Keep inventory and documentation up to date, including accepting deliveries.

Popular Employer Salaries for Shop Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Shop Assistant are from the companies Tesco Ireland, Musgraves and Supervalue Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Tesco Ireland where the average pay is €11.76. Musgraves pays the lowest at around €8.18.

Career Paths

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Shop Assistant
Office Administrator
Retail Store Assistant Manager
Retail Sales Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Shop Assistant

Skills in Customer Service, Cash Handling, Sales and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning.

Pay by Experience Level for Shop Assistant

An entry-level Shop Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €8.29 based on 13 salaries. An early career Shop Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €9.10 based on 173 salaries. A mid-career Shop Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €9.87 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Shop Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €10.37 based on 73 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €11.
Employees with Shop Assistant in their job title in Cork, Cork earn an average of 4.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Claremorris, Mayo (2.9% more) and Kilkenny, Kilkenny (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Galway, Galway (4.1% less), Limerick, Limerick (1.1% less) and Ennis, Clare (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 342 survey responses.
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