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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...
DISCOVER THE DIFFERENCE AT EMERLING Emerling Chevrolet has open positions in the following areas: Technicians Detailer All levels apply. Full time benefit pkgs. available, Health, Training, 401K, monthly bonus, updated work environment, uniforms, vacation. contact Vince Marino @ 941-5255 or e-mail ***** Looking for quality people with great attitudes and work ethic!...
Internet Sales Associate at America's Largest Automotive Retailer We're AutoNation - America's largest automotive retailer from coast to coast, with over 220 stores representing 34 different vehicle brands! Our vision is to be America's best place to buy and service cars and trucks. We offer limitless career opportunities, along with excellent pay plans, an array of benefits, training programs, ...
How's your Quality of Life? · Are you looking for a job or a real career? · Do you worry about getting laid off? · Are benefits, 401k & paid time off programs important to you? · Would you like to be rewarded for working hard? Maybe it's time to think about joining the Rent-A-Center team because we're in the Quality of Life business! We help improve the Quality of Life of our million custome...
How's your Quality of Life? · Are you looking for a job or a real career? · Do you worry about getting laid off? · Are benefits, 401k & paid time off programs important to you? · Would you like to be rewarded for working hard? Maybe it's time to think about joining the Rent-A-Center team because we're in the Quality of Life business! We help improve the Quality of Life of our million custome...
Job Description “One of the 25 best sales organizations” (As Rated by Selling Power Magazine) UniFirst Corporation has an opening for a Professional Outside Business-to-Business Salesperson. Our outside sales representatives are responsible for new business development, managing a zip code based territory, and attainment of sales goals and quotas. UniFirst offers significant opportunities for ...
Job Description “One of the 25 best sales organizations” (As Rated by Selling Power Magazine) UniFirst Corporation has an opening for a Professional Outside Business-to-Business Salesperson. Our outside sales representatives are responsible for new business development, managing a zip code based territory, and attainment of sales goals and quotas. UniFirst offers significant opportunities for ...
Job Description “One of the 10 best Sales Organizations” (As Rated by Selling Power Magazine) UniFirst Corporation has an opening for a Professional Outside Business-to-Business Salesperson. Our outside sales representatives are responsible for new business development, managing a zip code based territory, and attainment of sales goals and quotas. UniFirst offers significant opportunities for ...
Job Description “One of the 25 best sales organizations” (As Rated by Selling Power Magazine) UniFirst Corporation has an opening for a Professional Outside Business-to-Business Salesperson. Our outside sales representatives are responsible for new business development, managing a zip code based territory, and attainment of sales goals and quotas. UniFirst offers significant opportunities for ...
Job Description “One of the 25 best sales organizations” (As Rated by Selling Power Magazine) UniFirst Corporation has an opening for a Professional Outside Business-to-Business Salesperson. Our outside sales representatives are responsible for new business development, managing a zip code based territory, and attainment of sales goals and quotas. UniFirst offers significant opportunities for ...
Job Description “One of the 10 best Sales Organizations” (As Rated by Selling Power Magazine) UniFirst Corporation has an opening for a Professional Outside Business-to-Business Salesperson. Our outside sales representatives are responsible for new business development, managing a zip code based territory, and attainment of sales goals and quotas. UniFirst offers significant opportunities for ...
Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join VZW, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same! You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion and ...
Position Description: The goal of the Outside Sales Representative position on our Document Services team is to prepare you for taking on your own territory by starting you in a Trainee capacity. Reynolds Document Services provides over 5,000 different types of printed forms and promotional items to the automotive market, including business forms, license plate frames, banners, and much more. As ...
Entry Level Sales Position HealthMarkets Insurance Agency is looking for Entry Level Sales Representatives who have the entrepreneurial talent to become successful small business owners. Millions of people are now purchasing their own health insurance, and millions more will soon be required to make complex Health Insurance and Medicare choices on their own. These people are ready for guidance a...
Play a vital role in the customer banking experience at Chase! As part of JPMorgan Chase, a leading global financial services firm, Chase has over 5,600 locations where our bankers build relationships with customers by providing them with products and services to meet their ever-changing needs. The Relationship Banker is a branch based customer facing position whose primary goal is to acquire, re...
About Us: National marketing company focused on making benefits available to active employees. Our system does two key things for our salespeople: generates qualified leads and establishes credibility. We meet with prospective clients at their place of business and inform them of endorsed benefits. Position Overview: Assist consumers in selecting benefits that help secure their financial future...

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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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