Book Seller Salary

A Book Seller earns an average wage of $9.13 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$15,304 - $117,446
$15K
$22K
$120K
MEDIAN: $22,489
10%
50%
90%

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$7.58 - $12.08
$7
$9
$12
MEDIAN: $9.39
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50%
90%

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$0$117K
Salary $15,304 - $117,446
Bonus $750
Profit Sharing $650
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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$15,764 - $25,961
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$14
Hourly Rate $7.58 - $12.08
Hourly Tips $0.14
Overtime $12.00
Annual Data $0$25K
Bonus $750
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $650
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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$15,764 - $25,961
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 136

Job Description for Book Seller

A bookseller works at a bookstore and sells books to customers. Strong customer service skills are necessary to interact well with customers. The bookseller may approach customers to let them know that assistance is available and to be able to understand the needs and desires of the customer. Once it is known what the customer is looking for, the bookseller can make recommendations as to where books are located or which specific books should be purchased.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Book Seller

Pay by Experience for a Book Seller has a positive trend. An entry-level Book Seller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 122 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Book Seller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Book Seller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 9 salaries. A Book Seller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Book Seller

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
40%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Book Seller Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

Late-Career
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$20,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Book Seller Salaries

National Average
$20,000

Sales
▼2%


Cash Handling
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
40%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 76%