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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...
Strategic Intel Account Manager – Senior Sales Executive for Monster Government Business Strategize. Sell. Lead the way as a true human capital consultant to the most powerful Government leaders in America. Monster Government Solutions, a subsidiary of Monster.Com provides solutions that are mission critical to managing talent within the Federal Government. Our Monster Hiring Management Enterpri...
Wanted- true sales hunters! Uncapped commissions + base salary! Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? You’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for Inside Sales Account Executives (Telesales Account Managers) to sell within the state and local government as well as the education space. Must have a passion for sales and an understanding of org...
Sales Representatives sought to join Rotech Healthcare Inc.'s successful sales team. Currently we are seeking a professional and dedicated Sales Representative with a background in respiratory services, durable medical equipment sales or home medical equipment sales to help us grow our business. Responsibilities: Establish and maintain relationships with doctors, hospitals, clinics, pharmacies,...
Sales Representatives sought to join Rotech Healthcare Inc.'s successful sales team. Currently we are seeking a professional and dedicated Sales Representative with a background in respiratory services, durable medical equipment sales or home medical equipment sales to help us grow our business. Responsibilities: Establish and maintain relationships with doctors, hospitals, clinics, pharmacies,...
UniFirst is one of the largest companies in the garment services industry employing over 11,000 people and servicing well over 250,000 customer locations in Canada, the United States and Europe. We recognize that our continued success not only depends on the superior customer service and products, but also the skill, creativity and initiative of everyone on our team. YOUR PERSONALITY AND ATTITUDE...
Great Inside Sales position with an Industry Leader! Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Overall Scope: We’re looking for Small Business Account Mangers with a passion for sales and an understanding of organization hiring needs. As part of the Telesales team you will be the “voice of Monster”, actively cal...
Great Inside Sales position with an Industry Leader! Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Overall Scope: We’re looking for Small Business Account Mangers with a passion for sales and an understanding of organization hiring needs. As part of the Telesales team you will be the “voice of Monster”, actively cal...
Solution Sales 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 Field Sales 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 comfor...
Wanted- true sales hunters! Uncapped commissions + base salary! Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? You’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for Mid-Market inside sales Account Executives with a passion for sales and an understanding of organizational hiring needs. As part of the Telesales team you will be the “voice of Monster”, actively...
Inbound and Outbound Sales Position with an industry Leader! New Business-Phone Sales Representative Monster, the leading Internet career site is seeking talented and energetic individuals to join our growing Inside Sales team at our state of the art Florence, SC Call Center. If you approach organizational change with confidence and high-energy, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, and hav...
Great Inside Sales position with an Industry Leader! Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Overall Scope: We’re looking for Small Business Account Mangers with a passion for sales and an understanding of organization hiring needs. As part of the Telesales team you will be the “voice of Monster”, actively cal...
Sales Representatives sought to join Rotech Healthcare Inc.'s successful sales team. Currently we are seeking a professional and dedicated Sales Representative with a background in respiratory services, durable medical equipment sales or home medical equipment sales to help us grow our business. Responsibilities: Establish and maintain relationships with doctors, hospitals, clinics, pharmacies,...
Sales Representatives sought to join Rotech Healthcare Inc.'s successful sales team. Currently we are seeking a professional and dedicated Sales Representative with a background in respiratory services, durable medical equipment sales or home medical equipment sales to help us grow our business. Responsibilities: Establish and maintain relationships with doctors, hospitals, clinics, pharmacies,...
Sales Representatives sought to join Rotech Healthcare Inc.'s successful sales team. Currently we are seeking a professional and dedicated Sales Representative with a background in respiratory services, durable medical equipment sales or home medical equipment sales to help us grow our business. Responsibilities: Establish and maintain relationships with doctors, hospitals, clinics, pharmacies,...
Sales Representatives sought to join Rotech Healthcare Inc.'s successful sales team. Currently we are seeking a professional and dedicated Sales Representative with a background in respiratory services, durable medical equipment sales or home medical equipment sales to help us grow our business. Responsibilities: Establish and maintain relationships with doctors, hospitals, clinics, pharmacies,...

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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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