The average pay for a Retail Sales Associate is $9.53 per hour.
The average pay for a Retail Sales Associate is $24,417 per year.
|Hourly Rate||$8.64 - $12.16|
|Overtime||$0.00 - $20.16|
|Commission||$0.00 - $5,500|
|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).)
|$17,992 - $26,038|
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.Read More...
The position of retail sales associate is typically entry level, although previous experience may be preferred or required. Stores often promote from within, and sales associates may eventually seek supervisory or managerial positions. Well-trained retail sales associates help their store attract and retain customers; they must have friendly, outgoing personalities and be able to work well with members of their team and with customers. Sales associates are also trained to maintain an eye for detail and are expected to maintain the organization and cleanliness throughout a shift. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
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