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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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Fort Walton Beach, 32548
newtoday.jpg Automotive Sales Gary Smith Honda Is a family owned dealership looking for Experienced Sales People. We want the best and we pay the best. Great hours and benefits. Email resume ***** or fax to (850) 796-6707. Web ID#: 34295931 Text FL95931 to 56654...
Company Confidential Weslaco, 78596
Now Hiring_08a.eps Sales Showroom Sales Requirements - cheerful & professional conduct; answer multi phone lines; will be selling High-end Plumbing and Lighting products. Product & Sales training will be provided. 1- 3 years retail/customer facing/sales experience in Home Construction Materials (tile, lighting, plumbing, home decor etc.) Preferred. Apply in person Central Plumbing & Electric Suppl...
NTS Communications Residential Sales $16,000 base plus commission $1,000 sign on bonus after 90 days of employment Part-time or full-time College students encouraged to apply! (806) 788-3397 Fax apply online @ www.ntscom.com EOE...
Company Confidential AMERICUS, GA, 31709
ASSISTANT SALES DIRECTOR Seeking experienced Assistant Sales Director for busy Retirement Community in Americus, GA. Must have exceptional computer, time management and customer service skills. Office management background would be ideal. Expecting a team player that is detail oriented and has a “can do” attitude. Hourly wage plus monthly bonus program and benefits. Full Time. Please send your res...
Manufactured Housing Sales Rep Needed Sales Experience Required. 5-day work week! Potential 45-50k/yr Call 704-883-8228 Ask For Teresa As Posted in the Carolina Classified Marketplace...
Brunswick, 44212
!!!EXPERIENCED AUTO SALES PROFESSIONALS!!! Due to an increase in traffic, we need to add 1-2 more Sales People! -This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual! - 401K - Medical -Unit bonus, gross bonus, finance bonus -State of the art building! BRUNSWICK VW CONTACT JOHN AT 330-273-3300 ***** Source: Akron Beacon Journal...
Company Confidential Odessa, 79761
Sales O O O O O O O Immediate Opening SALESPERSON Seeking experienced Salesperson of Petroleum Equipment for Gas Stations & Convenience Stores Benefits Include: Retirement, Vacation, Sick, & Holiday Pay, Pre-employment & Random Drug & Alcohol Testing Required. Must have a valid driver's license. EOE. Please send resume to amy@ rykinpump.com or apply at: Rykin Pump Co., Inc. 2333 N. Jackson Ave. Od...
Midland, 79711
Sales FULL-TIME DELIVERY/ SALES REP Needed Monday thru Friday. Duties include delivering products (lifting is required), maintaining account relationships, and delivering/ installing furniture. Must be energetic, friendly and a team player. Experience in office products industry a plus. Minimum salary $36,000 plus bonus & benefits. Send resume to Personnel Manager, P.O. Box 60473, Midland, TX 7971...
Now Hiring - Full-time retail sales position w/family-owned furniture store. Hourly wage plus bonuses. Benefits after 1 year include 401K, health insurance, paid holidays and vacation. Must work Saturdays. Apply in person with resume at Easterly-Coleman Furniture, 882 East Main St., Lebanon, VA. As Posted in the Bristol Herald Courier...
Inside Sales Representative - Advisor FULL TIME The Mercury, a suburban newspaper located in Pottstown, PA, has an immediate opening for an inside sales representative to support its retail and classified advertising departments. This individual will be responsible for introducing our digital and print packages to our many loyal customers and readers with a professional approach. They will provide...
Field Retention Specialist - Cable TV. Immediate Openings w/ Excellent Earning Potential! Reliable Vehicle, DL & Background check required. Steve: ***** Click to apply by EMAIL =...
Sales Clerks–Work on Mackinac Island and make life long friends. Ryba’s Fudge Shops are looking for cashiers to work through late October. Housing, Bonus, and discounted meals available. Call Ryan (906) 847-7196. www.theislandhouse.com Click to apply by EMAIL = Click to apply at: http://www.theislandhouse.com...
Closers & Motivated SALES PROS WE OFFER: STATE OF THE ART SALES OFFICE IN THE HEART OF THE LAS VEGAS STRIP QUALIFIED CLIENTS IN FRONT OF YOU EVERYDAY ! $$$$$$$$$$$$$ GREAT PAY PLANS $$$$$$$$$$$$$ SPIFFS BENEFITS AND MUCH MORE!! IF YOU'RE CURIOUS OR LOOKING FOR A GREAT CAREER CALL JOHN GENET NOW @ (702)742-4885 9-5 Mon-Fri SEND RESUME OR EMAIL TO ***** WE WANT YOU! This lis...
Company Confidential Las Vegas, NV, 89101
Sales NOW HIRING Experienced Sales Executives Managers & Exit Agents Paid Training Earn up to 15% commissions No credit rejects Great Location on the Strip Spiffs & Great bonuses Benefits More Qualified Buyers Than We Can Handle Come have fun with the most elite sales team in Las Vegas If you're motivated and want to make $$ BIG $$ Call Monte (702) 742-4885 immediate interviews Monday to Friday 9a...
$ $ $ $ $ $ $ OPC's/Greeters No Experience Required Established Company Top Pay Daily Cash Advancement Oppty Experience preferred but not required Call today, Start tomorrow! Call 948-7898 Email: ***** $ $ $ $ $ $ $ This listing brought to you by The Las Vegas Review Journal/Sun Classified ads...
Company Confidential Charleston, SC, 29401
3 days weekly, job entails delivery, interior painting, janitor duties. 843-722-3842...
N $50.00 - $100.00 N CASH PAID DAILY! Need Motivated People To Drive Ice Cream Truck FROSTY TREATS Call 806-322-2350 1017 S.W. 4th Ave, Amarillo...
Company Confidential Midland, 79701
Polyurea Sales, Installation & Service We are a polyurea services company seeking candidates experienced in sales, installation and service of polyurea applications. This is a full-time position with benefits after 60 days of employment. Pay depends upon experience and travel will be required. Interested applicants should email their resume to *****....
A member of Store Management is responsible for establishing and maintaining oustanding Customer Service. He/She is responsible for the various tasks in the overall operation of the store including measuring business trends, maximizing sales/profitability by developing a staff, controlling expenses, shortages and all aspects of merchandising and inventory control. buybuyBABY offers a generous comp...
Current Need ZEE Medical, Inc., is currently seeking an Outside B2B Sales Representative to service customers and develop new business in the Beverly Hills, CA. territory. As an Outside Sales Representative with ZEE Medical, Inc., you’ll play an important role in our mission to keep workplaces safer, healthier and more productive. We strive to provide high quality first aid, safety, emergency and...

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Retail Sales

Rate of Growth
12.60 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
8,268,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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