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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...
PAT_Monster Weston, MA
Budget: 290 CPC: 2.90 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 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 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...
Description Overview: As a Sales Professional at Bloomingdale's your primary focus is to build and maintain relationships with our customers. You are the most critical link in ensuring that our customers' experience in our store is nothing other then OUTSTANDING. You will become a part of a dynamic selling environment where your fashion sense and selling experience will make you an important par...
Job Description: I.T. Account Executive for staffing agency. Base plus uncapped commission. If you like sales in person or over the phone reply. If you like to control your income and receive the financial rewards then respond. Monday to Friday. Great benefits and commission structure. We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to dis...
Job Description: Looking for a office coordinator/buyer/industrial administrator for a Industrial manufacturer company. Will support a service, parts, manufacturing and sales departments. Will be doing reception, light accounting, billing, data entry, inventory and other duties as asked. Will also be working with and communicating with multiple departments. Must be detailed, able to multi task, a...
Job Description: This Full Time Schedule Coordinator/industrial Admin. Position Features: ? Competitive Salary & Benefits ? Opprotunity For Advancement ? High Tech Environment ? Great Pay to $0K Terrific opportunity for a professional individual ready to move ahead in a great career. As a full time schedule coordinator/industrial admin. for this growing, dynamic, high tech Manufacturing - Ot...
About Dyno Nobel Dyno Nobel, a wholly owned subsidiary of Incitec Pivot Limited, is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America and Australia, as well as selected customers in the Asia Pacific region. Due to continued results and world-leading innovation, customers in the mining, quarry, construction...
About Dyno Nobel Dyno Nobel, a wholly owned subsidiary of Incitec Pivot Limited, is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America and Australia, as well as selected customers in the Asia Pacific region. Due to continued results and world-leading innovation, customers in the mining, quarry, construction...
Regional Outside Sales Primary Market Area - 20 mile radius Chads Ford Industry leader in Business Multi Media / Digital Media advertising, seeking outside sales professional to develop new business within region. Position will be representing and selling Google & Microsoft products and e-commerce services. Position offers and comes with: Base Salary, Expense Allowance, Commission, Quarterly &...
Are you a game changer? Can you assist in leading your store team to provide extreme customer service including selling, employee management, customer relations, stock, visual merchandising, asset protection, and training? Additionally, in the absence of your store manager, you would assume all managerial duties. Come for the opportunity….Stay for the career Experience and Skills: See job Descr...
Are you a game changer? Can you assist in leading your store team to provide extreme customer service including selling, employee management, customer relations, stock, visual merchandising, asset protection, and training? Additionally, in the absence of your store manager, you would assume all managerial duties. Come for the opportunity….Stay for the career Experience and Skills: See job Descr...
Are you a game changer? Can you assist in leading your store team to provide extreme customer service including selling, employee management, customer relations, stock, visual merchandising, asset protection, and training? Additionally, in the absence of your store manager, you would assume all managerial duties. Come for the opportunity….Stay for the career Experience and Skills: See job Descr...
You shop here all the time. So why not work here? As part of a team, your primary focus is to create a warm and friendly shopping environment by providing extreme customer service. You will be accountable for knowing and achieving personal productivity goals, to divisions productivity standards. Even the rookies get to start on our team! Experience and Skills: See job Description Keywords: ret...
Are you ready to take your game to the next level? Having proven the ability to provide extreme customer service, you are ready to take the next step. Partnering with store management, you will be expected to achieve personal and productivity goals throughout completion of the store training program. You may be subject to transfer to other stores as required throughout your training. We put the "...
Securus America, the nation’s leader in Final Expense Life Insurance Sales, is currently interviewing career minded individuals for a great opportunity in the life insurance industry. We are proud to bring our 30+ years’ experience of building Agents and Agencies to you. We have immediate openings for Life Insurance Sales Agents. Life Insurance Sales Agents new to Securus America will have immed...
Chef Merito, a manufacturer of quality seasonings for meat, chicken, fish and other fine Hispanic recipes, with over 30 years in the food industry is looking for a self-motivated, energetic and outgoing person to join our sales team as a Route Sales Driver to distribute and sell our products to, carnicerias, supermercados and Hispanic food service businesses in the Inland Empire/South Orange Count...
Securus America, the nation’s leader in Final Expense Life Insurance Sales, is currently interviewing career minded individuals for a great opportunity in the life insurance industry. We are proud to bring our 30+ years’ experience of building Agents and Agencies to you. We have immediate openings for Life Insurance Sales Agents. Life Insurance Sales Agents new to Securus America will have immed...

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Rate of Growth
6.90 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
8,467,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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