Retail Sales Associate in Nashville, Tennessee Salary

A Retail Sales Associate in Nashville, Tennessee earns an average wage of $10.25 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Client Interaction and Customer Relations.

$8.78 - $10.77
$10
MEDIAN: $10.11
50%

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Hourly Data $0$10
Hourly Rate $10.11
Annual Data $0$49K
Commission $11,000
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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$17,438 - $49,665
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Retail Sales Associate

A retail sales associate works in the customer areas of a retail store. The store uses these workers to help maintain the location's orderliness and appearance, as well as assist shoppers in locating specific merchandise and with questions about sales or special discounts. Additionally, many stores ask their retail associates to perform duties such as restocking inventory throughout a shift. In some stores, associates are cross-trained as cashiers and may be called upon to either run a register at the front of the store or at a remote department location during busy hours. Typically, associates help with store-wide sales campaigns and special promotions; they must be knowledgeable about these campaigns and provide customers with assistance regarding sale items, discounts and customer rewards programs.

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Retail Sales Associate Tasks

  • Process payment for products or service, may maintain customer preference records.
  • Assist the customer in selecting products/services, answer questions and check for stock and availability.
  • Attend special training of products/services to understand the product features, trends or styles of the products/services.
  • Sell the organization's products/services to new or established customers typically via walk-in business.

About Nashville, Tennessee

Davidson County, Tennessee
626,681
Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River in the north central part of the state. The city is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and home to numerous colleges and universities. Reflecting the city's position in state government, Nashville is home to the Tennessee Supreme Court's courthouse for Middle Tennessee. It is known as a center of the country music industry, earning it the nickname "Music City U.S.A." Since 1963, Nashville has had a consolidated city-county government which includes six smaller municipalities in a two-tier system. Nashville is governed by a mayor, vice-mayor, and 40-member Metropolitan Council. Thirty-five of the members are elected from single-member districts; five are elected at-large. According to 2015 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, the total consolidated city-county population stood at 678,889. The "balance"...

Retail Sales Associate Job Listings

Key Stats for Retail Sales Associate

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Retail Sales Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
▲7%

Entry-Level
▲1%

National Average
$21,000

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Associate Salaries

Client Interaction
▲54%

Customer Relations
▲40%

Customer Service
▲3%

Cash Handling
▲3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲3%

National Average
$21,000

Retail
▼5%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 63%