Retail Sales Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Retail Sales Specialist is $12.29 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Sales and Merchandising.

$31,138 - $60,608
$31K
$43K
$61K
MEDIAN: $43,000
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50%
90%

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$9.12 - $18.31
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$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.82
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$0$60K
Salary $31,138 - $60,608
Bonus $679 - $6,183
Profit Sharing $225.00
Commission $0.00 - $19,866
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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$20,508 - $49,907
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $9.12 - $18.31
Hourly Tips $0.42
Overtime $12.32 - $27.57
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $679 - $6,183
Commission $0.00 - $19,866
Profit Sharing $225.00
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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$20,508 - $49,907
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 115

Job Description for Retail Sales Specialist

A retail sales specialist's main responsibility is providing customer service and selling products or services to consumers. To accomplish this, the specialist must be knowledgeable and up to date on the products and services offered by their business. They also help maintain visual standards and cleanliness within the store at all times, as well as ensure that stock levels on the floor are adequate (refilling stock as necessary). A retail sales specialist is also in charge of monitoring their department, section, and/or floor and assisting in other departments when needed.

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Retail Sales Specialist Tasks

  • Sell products and services to customers, explaining and demonstrating their advantages.
  • Process sales transactions and handle customer payments.
  • Ensure that paperwork such as contracts or warranties are completed properly.
  • Provide customer service, answering questions and resolving problems.

Retail Sales Specialist Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Retail Sales Specialist

Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Retail Sales Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Retail Sales Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 86 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Retail Sales Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 40 salaries. A Retail Sales Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 21 salaries.

Retail Sales Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Retail Sales Specialist?

Retail Sales Specialist in Grand Rapids:
"Pays too well to leave."
Pros: Benefits. Pay. Energetic environment.
Cons: Unhealthy stress. Work / life balance.

Retail Sales Specialist in New York:
"Modern and stylish."
Pros: The fabulous opulent clients that follow your art skills and above all your outstanding services.
Cons: The summer heat. Subway is a sauna.

Retail Sales Specialist in Millbrae:
"Working as a Supervisor at O'Reilly Auto Parts."
Pros: I get a pay check, I supervise really good employees as well as 2 of them being my closest friends and great discount.
Cons: Horrible uneducated customers. Low pay rate for the amount of work and no acknowledgment from higher up management on good job performance.

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Key Stats for Retail Sales Specialist

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Retail Sales Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲5%

▲1%

National Average
$30,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Specialist Salaries

Technical Sales
▲32%

Merchandising
▲27%

National Average
$30,000


▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 30%