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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 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...
EXPERIENCED OUTSIDE BUSINESS TO BUSINESS SALES PROFESSIONAL NEEDED IN THE MARANA AREA! Become Part of One of The Most Exciting, Fast Growing Industries! SenText Solutions provides a SMS / Text Message Marketing service that enables local merchants the ability to capture the cell phone numbers of all their customers so they can send a text message to all their customers at the exact same time ab...
EXPERIENCED OUTSIDE BUSINESS TO BUSINESS SALES PROFESSIONAL NEEDED IN THE CASA GRANDE AREA! Become Part of One of The Most Exciting, Fast Growing Industries! SenText Solutions provides a SMS / Text Message Marketing service that enables local merchants the ability to capture the cell phone numbers of all their customers so they can send a text message to all their customers at the exact same ti...
EXPERIENCED OUTSIDE BUSINESS TO BUSINESS SALES PROFESSIONAL NEEDED IN THE GREENSBORO AREA! Become Part of One of The Most Exciting, Fast Growing Industries! SenText Solutions provides a SMS / Text Message Marketing service that enables local merchants the ability to capture the cell phone numbers of all their customers so they can send a text message to all their customers at the exact same tim...
EXPERIENCED OUTSIDE BUSINESS TO BUSINESS SALES PROFESSIONAL NEEDED IN THE OKLAHOMA CITY AREA! Become Part of One of The Most Exciting, Fast Growing Industries! SenText Solutions provides a SMS / Text Message Marketing service that enables local merchants the ability to capture the cell phone numbers of all their customers so they can send a text message to all their customers at the exact same ...
EXPERIENCED OUTSIDE BUSINESS TO BUSINESS SALES PROFESSIONAL NEEDED IN THE JACKSON AREA! Become Part of One of The Most Exciting, Fast Growing Industries! SenText Solutions provides a SMS / Text Message Marketing service that enables local merchants the ability to capture the cell phone numbers of all their customers so they can send a text message to all their customers at the exact same time a...
Responsible for developing sales with prospective and at risk independent Small Store Home Market customers through in-outlet prospecting. This position has Region/Market Unit visibility. Position may cross multiple Market Unit and Distribution Center boundaries. Primary deliverables are New Trade Outlet Setup, At-Risk outlet assessment and retention and identifying relevant solutions to close th...
Responsible for selling and ordering product into existing accounts. Ensures consistent adherence to merchandising and customer service standards. - Executes and closes all sales calls for assigned (relief) sales route(s) - Maintains and sells incremental displays, as needed; and secures incremental equipment placements - Sell in promotional programs and ensure dealer compliance - In connectio...
To develop, maintain and grow On Premise and CDC account volume and gross profit within an assigned territory. This person will be responsible for account development and retention, new account acquisition and face to face order taking within the confined geography. They will have the ability to alter distribution, frequency and order taking procedures, to better meet the customer’s needs. The pos...
Responsible for maintaining merchandising standards within a designated geographic area. This position is responsible for >5mm cases. - Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members. - Supervise the daily sales and merchandising activities. - Schedule team members to meet the demands of the business. - Visit accounts to monitor adherence to merchandising standards. - Manage within labor and...
Develop On Premise business through prospecting and new outlet acquisition within an assigned territory. This person will be responsible for prospecting for new business, acquiring quality new outlets, setting up new accounts and seamlessly transitioning of outlets to existing routing and replenishment structure. The position may cross multiple facility boundaries. MAJOR DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES...
Develop On Premise business through prospecting and new outlet acquisition within an assigned territory. This person will be responsible for prospecting for new business, acquiring quality new outlets, setting up new accounts and seamlessly transitioning of outlets to existing routing and replenishment structure. The position may cross multiple facility boundaries. MAJOR DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES...
Develop On Premise business through prospecting and new outlet acquisition within an assigned territory. This person will be responsible for prospecting for new business, acquiring quality new outlets, setting up new accounts and seamlessly transitioning of outlets to existing routing and replenishment structure. The position may cross multiple facility boundaries. MAJOR DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES...
Develop On Premise business through prospecting and new outlet acquisition within an assigned territory. This person will be responsible for prospecting for new business, acquiring quality new outlets, setting up new accounts and seamlessly transitioning of outlets to existing routing and replenishment structure. The position may cross multiple facility boundaries. MAJOR DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES...
Business Development Lead Develop On Premise business through prospecting and new outlet acquisition within an assigned territory. This person will be responsible for prospecting for new business, acquiring quality new outlets, setting up new accounts and seamlessly transitioning of outlets to existing routing and replenishment structure. The position may cross multiple facility boundaries. MAJO...
Develop On Premise business through prospecting and new outlet acquisition within an assigned territory. This person will be responsible for prospecting for new business, acquiring quality new outlets, setting up new accounts and seamlessly transitioning of outlets to existing routing and replenishment structure. The position may cross multiple facility boundaries. MAJOR DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES...
Develop On Premise business through prospecting and new outlet acquisition within an assigned territory. This person will be responsible for prospecting for new business, acquiring quality new outlets, setting up new accounts and seamlessly transitioning of outlets to existing routing and replenishment structure. The position may cross multiple facility boundaries. MAJOR DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES...

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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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