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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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Trovix Test Company San Jose, CA
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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_Chi Weston, MA
Budget: 300 CPC: 3.00 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...
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...
We're WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone and we are one of the nation's leading competitive providers of Internet, cable television, and phone services. We started out in 1996 delivering cable TV service in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and Indiana and have since added the services that our customers need. Today we offer digital cable, HDTV, whole home DVRs, high-speed Internet, and local and long-distance...
Overview: Lithia Oregon City Subaru Automotive F&I Manager (Finance & Insurance Manager) Automotive F&I Manager – Finance Manager – Auto Sales Lithia Oregon City Subaru continues to grow and we are seeking a Finance and Insurance Manager to join our successful team. Oregon City Subaru is one of many Lithia Auto Stores. At Lithia we provide a unique blend of leadership skills with a culture th...
An Inside Sales Job in Bellevue WA, is available through Ajilon Professional Staffing. This person will be responsible for developing relationships with key accounts in a variety of markets. To be considered for this role, you must have at least three years prior sales and/or account management experience. This position is an exceptional opportunity for someone looking to be part of a highly produ...
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...
WANT TO JUMP START YOUR CAREER?THINK YOU CAN MANAGE? Each Rent-A-Center location is driven by motivated, talented Lead Assistant Managers who help us maintain the highest levels of customer service. Rent-A-Center currently has career opportunities available nationwide including Puerto Rico, and we're looking for talented, enthusiastic people who can help us maintain the highest levels of customer...
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...
Rent-A-Center provides opportunity for millions. For our customers: it's the opportunity to enjoy affordable brand-name furniture, electronics, appliances and home computers. Our customers depend on us to help them create a better life for themselves and their families, regardless of whether they fit a particular credit profile. For our coworkers: it's the opportunity to train, develop and advan...
Rent-A-Center provides opportunity for millions. For our customers: it's the opportunity to enjoy affordable brand-name furniture, electronics, appliances and home computers. Our customers depend on us to help them create a better life for themselves and their families, regardless of whether they fit a particular credit profile. For our coworkers: it's the opportunity to train, develop and advan...
Inside Sales Job in Oceanside, CA Ajilon Professional Staffing is looking to fill a temporary Inside Sales job in Oceanside, CA. This is a temporary opportunity with our client paying between $13-$15/hr. You will be responsible for making heavy outbound calls to assist in generating leads. This is an opportunity to work for a growing company that highly values their employees. Responsibilities f...
Rent-A-Center provides opportunity for millions. For our customers: it's the opportunity to enjoy affordable brand-name furniture, electronics, appliances and home computers. Our customers depend on us to help them create a better life for themselves and their families, regardless of whether they fit a particular credit profile. For our coworkers: it's the opportunity to train, develop and advan...
We have a direct hire Leads Generation Specialist opportunity in Libertyville, IL. Candidates MUST have at least one year of Inside Sales/Leads Generation experience. In this position, you will be responsible for placing 250-300 outbound calls per week. You will be required to have solid proficiency in MS Office Suite and Salesforce is a plus. This office offers a very casual work environment, alo...
An Inside Sales Executive Job in Bellevue WA, is available through Ajilon Professional Staffing. This person will be responsible for developing relationships with key accounts in a variety of markets. To be considered for this role, you must have at least three years prior sales and/or account management experience preferably in the seafood industry. This position is an exceptional opportunity for...
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...

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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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