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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...
Rainbow USA is recognized as one of the fastest growing junior, kids, plus, and petite, specialty apparel retail chains and has grown to over 1,000 retail stores! We have multiple retail lines that pride themselves on their impeccable customer service, strong customer loyalty, and fashion forward apparel. The company has been privately held and debt free since 1935. Since 1980 Rainbow has grown fr...
The Outside Sales Account Manager is responsible for cultivating new relationships with businesses that accept or need to begin to accept credit and debit cards. This includes introducing our company, evaluating client needs, presenting solutions, and capitalizing on opportunities to close sales. Our compensation package is designed to reward performance. We are looking for cream of the crop sale...
Field and Partner Readiness Manager This is an individual contributor role reporting to the Director of Operations, DCI. The Data Connectivity and Integration (DCI) business unit is seeking an experienced, motivated and engaged technical sales professional that is passionate about technology and enabling field sellers (all roles) to excel and exceed goals. This role will be the enablement lead ...
Kmart, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a mass merchandising retailer that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands and labels such as Craftsman, Kenmore, DieHard, Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Country Living. We operate over 1,300 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
Portrait Innovations is a fast-growing, pre-IPO consumer imaging & eCommerce company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. We are the market leader in our space and have multiple patents on our unique systems and processes. Portrait Innovations owns and operates more than 200 retail imaging studios in 42 US states with plans for 1,000+ locations worldwide. As part of our growth strategy we a...
The Key Account Director (KAD) is responsible for identifying and growing revenues through sourcing and introducing opportunities from new trading companies. The individuals will be tasked with; (a) Pitching and growing new companies and revenues from within their market/assigned Territory. (b) Managing and developing these opportunities. (c) Regular daily pitching within the area. Reports to...
If you are currently a high, activity, B2B sales rep with skills in business development, this outstanding opportunity available in your market: Minimum $45-60k salary. Typical First year: $80-110k. This is a highly consultative, professional sale involving the presentation of a fundamentally necessary business service with a technological advantage in the marketplace. The past five years have...
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...
Sales Representative Our client is a successful international company that operates in the automotive industry. Currently, they are seeking a Sales Representative to join their team. We are looking for a sales professional with excellent communication skills and that can maintain good relationships with customers and suppliers. In this position, the Sales Rep will be responsible for purchasing an...
Northwest Steel & Pipe is a family owned, full service, structural steel warehouse. We operate a 160,000 square foot facility with a complete range of products. Our processing capabilities include three hi-definition plasma machines, plate shearing and six band saws. Northwest Steel & Pipe’s territory spans from Western Washington down the I-5 corridor to greater Portland. We are looking for an e...
Jobs in this category are responsible for: selling and servicing customers within one or more departments including Home Improvement, Lawn and Garden, Tools, Sporting Goods; maintaining knowledge of products and using this knowledge to assist and educate customers on options available; providing customer assistance; and delivering a positive customer shopping experience. In general, pay for jobs i...
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...
Qualified Candidates will be responsible for general sales activity, sales communications and marketing support in a specified territory. The account executive will call on case managers, discharge planners, and physicians as well as additional designated referral sources within their perspective territory. Description of Duties and Responsibilities: Aggressively sell and market Private Duty Nur...
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...

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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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