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Based on 1,706 responses, the job of Retail Sales Associate has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.5 out of 5. On average, Retail Sales Associates are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as a Retail Sales Associate?

August 2015
"I enjoy working with my team members but want more."
Retail Sales Associate:
Pros: The people I work with are great.
Cons: Customers, chain of command, feeling of higher staff being a close group not wanting to promote within.
August 2015
"Not suitable for anyone."
Retail Sales Associate:
Pros: Flexible schedule.
Cons: Horrible management. Unorganized scheduling. No shift. 10hr "shift" and only 30min break. Stress inducing work environment.
August 2015
"Greeting customers who enter the shop."
Retail Sales Associate:
Pros: Be involved in stock control and management. Assisting shoppers to find the goods and products they are looking for. Being responsible for processing cash and card payments. Stocking shelves with merchandise. Answering queries from customers. Reporting discrepancies and problems to the supervisor. Giving advice and guidance on product selection to customers. Balancing cash registers with receipts. Dealing with customer refunds. Keeping the store tidy and clean, this includes hovering and mopping. Responsible dealing with customer complaints.
September 2015
Retail Sales Associate:
Pros: Free snacks, water, and juice.
October 2015
"Dynamic Sales Associate."
Retail Sales Associate:
Pros: The sales and merchandise.
Cons: Nights and weekends.
October 2015
Retail Sales Associate:
Pros: Working with coworkers.
Cons: Crazy schedule.
November 2015
"I love helping people."
Retail Sales Associate:
Pros: The customers.
Cons: Not many hours and not really good pay.