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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...
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...
Extra Space Storage offers you an opportunity to maintain a high-energy lifestyle. Our active jobs promote a healthy & rewarding employment experience. Real People, Real Talent: Extra Space Storage combines the talents of unique individuals to form an innovative company. Real people with customer service experience bring added value to Extra Space Storage. If you have training in any of the foll...
Job Description: Deliver automotive parts, paint and supplies to repair facilities in the Kansas City Area. Maintain great customer service, while increasing sales in your area. Load and unload delivery trucks daily. Energetic, self-motivated with a positive attitude. Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent experience Must be at least 21 years old Must have clean driving record 2-...
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...
Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our rema...
Fetch your future! If you’re passionate about pets and want to build a challenging career with the leading pet retailer, why not combine your love for pets with a rewarding career at PetSmart? PetSmart is a dynamic Fortune 500 company that provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and pet supplies, as well as grooming, pet training and pet adoption services. With more than 1,200 pet ...
About Us Source 1 Systems is a Professional Outsourced Sales & Marketing company that provides field services to manufactures that are seeking product sales and marketing support through Janitorial/Sanitary Supply, Industrial, Safety and Food Service distributors. Responsibilities • Build relationships with customers • Cold call and/or visit potential customers • Complete and maintain reports...
We pride ourselves here at NEO to find the best and brightest! We train from ground floor with opportunities to become a team leader ! We want sports minded, competitive, "LOVE to win" candidates! We are hiring for SEASONAL and PERMANENT positions. NEO is seeking ENTRY LEVEL candidates with outstanding communication skills. Have you worked in any type of marketing, sales, or hospitality industr...
Working at Spencer’s will be fun, challenging, fast-paced and rewarding. We are a motivated, energized and dynamic culture that is dedicated to supporting our team with the productive tools and efficient resources necessary to achieve our challenging objectives. Success will be shared by our team of results-driven and principled associates. We offer the following benefits: 25% discount on mercha...
POSITION OBJECTIVE: The Store Manager is primarily responsible for managing the sales, operations, asset protection, and human resources functions of the store to ensure a great customer experience and maximum profitability. FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Directs and supervises associates engaged in sales, inventory-taking, reconciling cash receipts, or in performing services for customers. En...
Company Confidential FORT WASHINGTON, PA, 19034
Software Developer Software Developer sought by Veeva Systems in Fort Washington, PA. MS in CS, IT, or rltd + 2 yr exp. Exp in SQL Serv Prgrmng, SQL Srvr Rptg Serv, ETL using Informatica Powercenter, SQL Perfrmnc tuning & query optmzan, & Windows Scripting. Exp in Dbs dsgn, tuning, & dim modlng. Exp w/ hlthcare data. Perm US wk auth. Apply at www.jobpostingtoday.com #1945...
Sales Representative One of America’s leading insurance distribution networks for individuals is expanding operations in your area. We are looking for ambitious people who have a growth mindset and want to build their own small business. As your partner, HealthMarkets Insurance Agency has a long history of helping individuals from all walks of life build a livelihood that gives them independence...
Career Transitions, LLC is working with a client who is seeking an Account Manager. The client has been in business for 40 years and has experienced consistent growth. This position will maintain an existing customer base, and grow the base of business in the Elkhart, IN area. The ideal candidate will be strongly connected to the RV industry. This is a full-time, direct hire position that offers a...
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...

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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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