The average hourly pay for a Retail Sales Assistant in South Africa is R24.09.
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R483 - R7,262
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Job Description for Retail Sales Assistant
Successfully operating a retail establishment requires many elements working in tandem, both inside and outside the store. When a customer enters a store for the first time, a large part of what forms their initial impression is the manner and quality of the retail staff. The retail sales associate is one of the key cogs that makes the machinery of a retail store function. A retail sales associate typically has several duties, but the most important of them is to engage the customer and assist t…Read more
Retail Sales Assistant Tasks
- Accept payment and place special orders.
- Assist with purchases, pricing, sizes, and fittings.
- Greet customers, answer questions, and direct attention to products.
- Organize and maintain retail floor.
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Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Customer Service, Retail, Cash Handling, Merchandising and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Retail Sales Assistant
An entry-level Retail Sales Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R22.73 based on 63 salaries. An early career Retail Sales Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R23.72 based on 389 salaries. A mid-career Retail Sales Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R27.69 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Retail Sales Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R30.73 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R46.
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