$32,400
Avg. Salary
$10.65
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$10,000

Bonus

$14,504

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Retail Sales Associate is $10.65 per hour.

The average pay for a Retail Sales Associate is $32,400 per year.

10%
$8.39
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$10.65
50%
$13.11
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MEDIAN $10.65
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$12k
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$32k
50%
$48k
90%
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MEDIAN $32,400
$12,365 - $48,479
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$48K
MEDIAN: $32,400
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$0$48K
Salary $12,365 - $48,479
Bonus $10,000
Commission $1,546 - $26,722
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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$18,057 - $47,702
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$17
Hourly Rate $8.39 - $13.11
Hourly Tips $0.86
Overtime $17.06
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $10,000
Commission $1,546 - $26,722
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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$18,057 - $47,702
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

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
  • 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.
  • 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.

Retail Sales Associate Job Listings

Key Stats for Retail Sales Associate

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
12%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Associate Salaries

Account Sales
▲21%

Sales Management
▲20%

Inside Sales
▲18%

Retail
▲10%

Customer Relations
▲9%

Merchandising
▲9%

Client Interaction
▲7%

Customer Service
▲5%

Spanish Language
▼0%

Inventory Management
▼0%

National Average
$30,000

Cash Handling
▼3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 16%