£14,386
Avg. Salary
£6.75
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£305

Bonus

£203

Profit Sharing

£104

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Retail Sales Assistant is £6.75 per hour.

The average pay for a Retail Sales Assistant is £14,386 per year.

£4.73
10%
£6.75
50%
£8.07
90%
MEDIAN £6.75
£7k
10%
£14k
50%
£21k
90%
MEDIAN £14,386
£6,711 - £21,216
£7K
£14K
£21K
MEDIAN: £14,386
10%
50%
90%
£4.73 - £8.07
£4
£6
£8
MEDIAN: £6.75
10%
50%
90%
£0£21K
Salary £6,711 - £21,216
Bonus £5.20 - £1,756
Profit Sharing £29.09 - £1,036
Commission £0.00 - £2,424
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£9,462 - £17,643
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 432
Hourly Data £0£9
Hourly Rate £4.73 - £8.07
Hourly Tips £0.00 - £3.97
Overtime £3.87 - £9.72
Annual Data £0£17K
Bonus £5.20 - £1,756
Commission £0.00 - £2,424
Profit Sharing £29.09 - £1,036
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
£9,462 - £17,643
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,236

Job Description for Retail Sales Assistant

Successfully operating a retail establishment requires many elements working in tandem, both inside and outside the store. When a customer enters a store for the first time, a large part of what forms their initial impression is the manner and quality of the retail staff. The retail sales associate is one of the key cogs that makes the machinery of a retail store function. A retail sales associate typically has several duties, but the most important of them is to engage the customer and assist them in finding what they have come to find.

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Retail Sales Assistant Tasks

  • Greet customers, answer questions, and direct attention to products.
  • Organize and maintain retail floor.
  • Accept payment and place special orders.
  • Assist with purchases, pricing, sizes, and fittings.

Retail Sales Assistant Pay By Employer

$0$20K

Food Lion
5 profiles
$18,444

Common Career Paths for Retail Sales Assistant


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Retail Sales Assistant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Retail Sales Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Retail Sales Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Retail Sales Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤14,000 based on 1,314 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Retail Sales Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤15,000 based on 243 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤15,000 based on 135 salaries. A Retail Sales Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤15,000 based on 39 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £14,210

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Retail Sales Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Retail Sales Assistant?

Retail Sales Assistant in Manchester:
"I Enjoy Working At Topshop A Lot."
Pros: Praise and respect from colleagues.
Cons: Communication.

Retail Sales Assistant in Bristol:
Pros: Fellow employees are amazing to work alongside.
Cons: The way management treat people are terrible.

Retail Sales Assistant in England: Surrey:
Pros: Helping customers and working with my colleagues.
Cons: It can be tiring and boring at times. Conditions.

Retail Sales Assistant in Nelson:
"Love It."
Pros: The customers and the people I work with.
Cons: When the customers give you grief for doing your job.

Retail Sales Assistant in Radcliffe:
"Asdas life style."
Pros: Hours are good. People are friendly. Good customer service.
Cons: Busy periods. Long days. Some early starts.

Retail Sales Assistant in London:
"MERCHANDISING ACCESSORIES"
EAGER TO LEARN THE TRADE

Retail Sales Assistant in Londonderry:
"good company to work for"
Pros: working hours
Cons: salary not good

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

▲9%

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
₤14,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Assistant Salaries

Sales
▲3%


National Average
₤14,000



Oral / Verbal Communication
▼1%

Retail
▼12%

communication
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 93%