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Retail Job Overview


When someone says they work in retail, it usually means they work as a cashier or sales associate. They are responsible for greeting customers, helping them find various items in the store, and assisting them in making their purchases by accepting their payment of cash, credit card, check or gift card when they have completed their shopping. Becoming a Retail Sales Associate or Customer Service Representative is usually a starting position for people entering the workforce for the first time.

Retail Education Requirements


Retail sales associates are able to work even without a high school diploma, which is why it is commonly a part-time job for students. Many people keep the job even after obtaining a high school diploma or a college degree as the work schedule tends to be flexible. Retail sales associates should have good interpersonal skills, have a comprehensive knowledge of the company they work for and be able to spend hours on their feet.

Retail Job Market


The availability of retail jobs is expected to grow by 10 percent by 2022, resulting in 195,570 new jobs per year. Those seeking a job in a retail environment need only look as far as the nearest shopping center; almost every retail company employs retail workers in order to keep the store stocked and to sell the products.

Retail Salary


Retail usually pays only a minimum wage, but this varies from state to state. In many places, this wage is about $7.25 an hour, but some retail jobs can pay as much as $18 an hour. The average annual salary is about $30,000, but some retail workers are also paid on commission, which can earn them a wage of $60,000 or more per year if they are exceptionally skilled and motivated.
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Monster Worldwide Weston, MA, 02493
Product Manager – Media Products The Product Team at Monster Worldwide, is seeking a smart, persistent candidate to fill the role of Product Manager –Media Products. You will play a critical role in the management and development of display advertising products and services on Monster’s media properties. In addition, you will be closely involved in the business management and operations on a...
Monster Worldwide San Francisco, CA
Strategic Solutions Account Manager for Industry Leader Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? You’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for Strategic Solutions Account Manager with a passion for sales and an understanding of organizational hiring needs. As part of the Field Sales team you will be the “face of Monster “presenting to clients in...
Monster Worldwide Weston, MA
Solution Sales National Account Manager for Industry Leader Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? You’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for National Account Manager with a passion for sales and an understanding of organizational hiring needs. As part of the Field Sales team you will be the “face of Monster “presenting to clients in their ...
Monster Worldwide San Francisco, CA
Field Acquisition Sales Representative has primary responsibility for driving sales through recruiting and acquiring net new business. Field Acquisition sales activities will focus primarily on target customers (fortune 1000) with a low share of wallet with Monster; deeply lapsed accounts; and win back businesses. PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES · Develop and expand new business – target...
Monster Worldwide Weston, MA
Strategic Solutions Account Manager for Industry Leader Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? You’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for Strategic Solutions Account Manager with a passion for sales and an understanding of organizational hiring needs. As part of the Field Sales team you will be the “face of Monster “presenting to clients in...
Licensed Agents PA/NJ/DE Commercial real estate at its best. Work w/existing accts, natl chains, savvy developers. Exp pref/will train licensed agents. Resume to ***** Source: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News...
Arrow Recovery Group Inc. is an electronics recycling company that processes product material in their facilities located in Fremont and Los Angeles, CA. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Develop the growth of business activities and profit with assigned accounts and in assigned territories. Investigate new potential sources of scrap catalytic converters. • Full responsibility of internal an...
We are seeking an Outside Salesperson that will meet sales objectives by calling on businesses throughout Wichita. This position offers top pay: With an annual salary plus commission, it has the potential to earn $65K-$75K annually for highly motivated individuals. This position will be responsible for the marketing fence to new customers and continue to maintain relationships with existing custom...
You know how to communicate with customers to find out what they need—and what solutions can fill those needs. Our dedicated Sales professionals receive award-winning training so they can present our game-changing technologies, products and services to the world. Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest...
You know how to communicate with customers to find out what they need—and what solutions can fill those needs. Our dedicated Sales professionals receive award-winning training so they can present our game-changing technologies, products and services to the world. Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest...
Bell Techlogix is a provider of integrated technology and service solutions for organizations throughout the United States. Bell Techlogix is a partner and trusted advisor to clients for designing, implementing, and managing technology solutions that directly result in decreased costs, increased customer retention, improved service levels and operational efficiencies for small, mid-sized and Fortu...
United Career Fairs is a national recruiting solution that specializes in Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Customer Service, Retail & Sales Management. We have over 20 years of experience in producing our events in major markets across the country. We host over 150 events annually, and are proud of the relationships we have established with Fortune 500 companies as well as local small busin...
Advertising Sales Representative / Outside Sales Representative COMPANY OVERVIEW The primary purpose of L.A.W. Publications is to educate children and adults about the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse, as well as a variety of safety issues such as bullying, identity theft, internet safety and gang-related violence prevention. We hope to accomplish our purpose by: • Working hand in hand with lo...
Group Copy Supervisor Circa, is hiring for a Group Copy Supervisor! Circa is an independent, full-service advertising agency, located in Exton, PA that specializes in the animal health, pharma, medical device and diagnostics, and biotech industries. Circa's creative capabilities include print, interactive, strategy and marketing expertise, and brand development. At Circa, we're all about CREATIN...
You know how to communicate with customers to find out what they need—and what solutions can fill those needs. Our dedicated Sales professionals receive award-winning training so they can present our game-changing technologies, products and services to the world. Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest...
COME FACE-TO-FACE WITH THE FUTURE OF AWESOME Give your sales career The power of XFINITY XFINITY’s suite of products and services offer customers just about everything they need to manage their entertainment, information and even home automation and home security needs. And if you have the special qualities we’re seeking – tenacity, good listening skills, a tech mindset and the ability to stru...
Getting It Done At Labor Ready Everyone likes to feel pride in their work. At Labor Ready, we make that happen. We have opportunities right now for hardworking people looking for a reliable paycheck. You can find flexible assignments in construction, manufacturing, retail, warehousing, events, hospitality, waste, restoration, and auto services. Labor Ready is currently hiring for Retail Stocker ...
JOB DESCRIPTION Our Company Athena Marketing, Inc. provides sales and marketing outsourcing services for Fortune 500 companies nationwide. Our clients contract with us to increase their market share using our proven direct sales approach. We effectively reach and influence our clients’ target market through focused, in-person sales campaigns. Our sales presentation is face-to-face, allowing us t...
JOB DESCRIPTION: Outside Sales Representative Motion Control and Industrial Automation Minarik, a subsidiary of Kaman Industrial Technologies, is a nationally recognized leader in the high-tech motion control and automation industry. As a distributor, Minarik has access to a wide variety of products and technologies. Our distributor division supports the industry's top manufacturers. For most o...
COME FACE-TO-FACE WITH THE FUTURE OF AWESOME Give your sales career The power of XFINITY XFINITY’s suite of products and services offer customers just about everything they need to manage their entertainment, information and even home automation and home security needs. And if you have the special qualities we’re seeking – tenacity, good listening skills, a tech mindset and the ability to stru...

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Rate of Growth
12.60 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
8,268,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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