Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Sales Assistant is $15.95
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sales Assistants?
An entry-level Sales Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.74 based on 10 salaries. An early career Sales Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.87 based on 75 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Sales Assistants Do?
A sales assistant usually works in a retail store. The merchandise sold can vary greatly, from clothing to automotive parts to electronics. A sales assistant will greet customers when they first enter the store, so it is important to have a friendly demeanor. The sales assistant should ask the customer questions, in order to determine what their needs are. However, the sales assistant should be able to read the customer. For instance, if the customer seems uncomfortable, the customer should be …Read more
- Provides clerical support.
- Follow-up with calls to prospective clients to provide additional product/services information.
- Acts as liaison between outside sales and customers by keeping in contact with prospective clients throughout the sale.
- Required to meet weekly or monthly performance quota for qualifying prospects.