The average hourly pay for a Book Seller with Customer Service skills is $9.61.
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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. Commission is offered in some jobs, wh…Read more
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.
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 $9.66. Barnes & Noble College pays the lowest at around $7.48.
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Popular Skills for Book Seller
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Sales and Merchandising are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management and Cash Handling.
Pay by Experience Level for Book Seller
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 $9.03 based on 55 salaries. An early career Book Seller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.53 based on 65 salaries. A mid-career Book Seller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.18 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Book Seller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.90 based on 15 salaries.
Years of Experience
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