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Average Book Seller Hourly Pay

$9.62
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$250
Bonus
$80
Commission
$405
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Book Seller is $9.62.
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$7.64
MEDIAN
$9.62
90%
$12.85
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $13
Bonus
$99 - $983
Profit Sharing
$0 - $405
Commission
$1 - $7,000
Total Pay
$15,731 - $27,709
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What Do Book Sellers Do?

Book Seller Tasks
  • Provide very good customer service in the business of selling books.
  • Respond to customer's concerns and questions, and wrap up the sale.
  • Share technical knowledge and enthusiasm about all our digital products and services, providing a personalized experience to multiple customers at the same time.
  • Ask questions to identify customer needs, providing recommendations using your product knowledge to connect the customer with good solutions.
  • Greet and establish rapport with customers, engaging them in conversations about all our products and services.

Job Satisfaction for Book Seller

3.7 out of 5
(32)
Highly Satisfied
2Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Book Seller

The top respondents for the job title Book Seller are from the companies Barnes & Noble, Inc., Barnes & Noble College and Books A Million, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Barnes & Noble, Inc. where the average pay is $9.50. Barnes & Noble College pays the lowest at around $7.97.

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What Are Popular Skills for Book Sellers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Book Sellers?

An entry-level Book Seller with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.12 based on 80 salaries. An early career Book Seller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.45 based on 97 salaries. A mid-career Book Seller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.85 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Book Seller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.90 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $10.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Book Seller in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 40.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Orlando, Florida (9.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (9.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 231 survey responses.
Entry Level
34.6%
Early Career
42.0%
Mid Career
10.8%
Experienced
10.0%
Late Career
2.6%