£7.06
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£512

Commission

£0.00

A Retail Store Assistant earns an average wage of £6.90 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

£6,034 - £19,682
£6K
£14K
£20K
MEDIAN: £13,892
10%
50%
90%
£4.98 - £8.57
£5
£7
£8
MEDIAN: £7.06
10%
50%
90%
£0£19K
Salary £6,034 - £19,682
Bonus £152 - £1,973
Commission £0.00
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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£10,269 - £18,570
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
Hourly Data £0£10
Hourly Rate £4.98 - £8.57
Hourly Tips £0.00
Overtime £3.61 - £10.36
Annual Data £0£18K
Bonus £152 - £1,973
Commission £0.00
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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£10,269 - £18,570
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 255

Job Description for Retail Store Assistant

A retail store assistant works in a retail environment, such as a department store or a smaller retail store. He or she provides customer service. The assistant will greet customers when they enter the store and will ask the customers what kind of assistance can be provided. The assistant may be able to offer recommendations based on the customer’s needs. Some stores will offer commission, so it is important to be able to upsell, while providing friendly customer service that does not overly pressure the customer. It may also be required to meet minimum sales goals in a certain period.

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Retail Store Assistant Tasks

  • Assist the manager in day to day store operations.
  • Assist customers and escalate customer requests or complaints to the manager as necessary.
  • Monitor closing, opening, and cash reconciliation, and complete reports.
  • Schedule the appropriate number of employees while taking into consideration back-ups, sick days, and peak hours.

Popular Employer Salaries for Retail Store Assistant

Common Career Paths for Retail Store Assistant


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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Store Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Retail Store Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Retail Store Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤14,000 based on 135 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Retail Store 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 21 salaries. An experienced Retail Store Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤15,000 based on 13 salaries. A Retail Store 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 5 salaries.

Retail Store Assistant Reviews

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

Retail Store Assistant in Telford:
"Good Employer."
Pros: -very good pay. -lots of overtime. -hard work. -customer focused. -excellent job security. -self-motivating.
Cons: -Shift patterns. -very short breaks (30mins fo 10hour shift) -no "thank you" off managers not to hard to say. -promised promotion but never get it.

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Key Stats for Retail Store Assistant

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Retail Store Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
₤15,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

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