Average Retail Sales Assistant Hourly Pay in South Africa

R24.09
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
R2,980
Bonus
R1,945
Commission
R509
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Retail Sales Assistant in South Africa is R24.09.
10%
R17.77
MEDIAN
R24.09
90%
R34.20
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Hourly Rate
R18 - R34
Bonus
R483 - R7,262
Profit Sharing
R268 - R4,950
Commission
R400 - R12,399
Total Pay
R38,934 - R89,486

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Job Description for Retail Sales Assistant

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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Popular Skills for Retail Sales Assistant

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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 605 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.4%
Early Career
64.3%
Mid Career
16.4%
Experienced
6.9%
Late Career
2.0%