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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...
Auto Service Advisor Long est. East Metro professional shop. Needs honest, dependable & motivitated sales person. Mon-Fri, day hours. Great opportunity/pay. 651-332-6271...
Constantly growing in response to the needs of our customers in all sectors and verticals, SHI has transformed itself from a $1 million "software-only" regional reseller into a $5 billion+ global provider of information technology products and services. From software and hardware procurement to deployment planning, configuration, data center optimization, IT asset management and cloud computing, S...
About SHI Innovative Solutions. World Class Support. Constantly growing in response to the needs of our customers in all sectors and verticals, SHI has transformed itself from a $1 million "software-only" regional reseller into a $5 billion+ global provider of information technology products and services. From software and hardware procurement to deployment planning, configuration, data center o...
Sales Representative – Kent Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference. We're...
OUTSIDE SALES CONSULTANT B2B UNCAPPED MONTHLY BONUS GREAT RESIDUALS 2-4 CONFIRMED APPOINTMENTS PROVIDED DAILY GAS BONUS on SELF- GENS WE PAY DAILY AS YOUR DEALS CLOSE RECESSION PROOF INDUSTRY In most sales organizations, prospecting can take up all of your time, limiting the amount of money you can earn. We not only provide our sales consultants with pre-set, daily appointments with qualifi...
OUTSIDE SALES CONSULTANT B2B UNCAPPED MONTHLY BONUS GREAT RESIDUALS 2-4 CONFIRMED APPOINTMENTS PROVIDED DAILY GAS BONUS on SELF- GENS WE PAY DAILY AS YOUR DEALS CLOSE RECESSION PROOF INDUSTRY In most sales organizations, prospecting can take up all of your time, limiting the amount of money you can earn. We not only provide our sales consultants with pre-set, daily appointments with qualifi...
Overview: Manage the strategic coverage of all on and off premise outlets in distributor’s territory. Drive volume and profit growth in on premise channel on an annual, monthly customer and brand basis. Develop team through delivery of territory key performance indicators. Create and deploy long term strategic vision with key local accounts. Required Duties: Ensure Succession Planning and Catal...
Account Executive – Tampa Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference. We're l...
Advertising Sales Account Executive Job Description LogoNation, the leader in community oriented advertising, is rapidly expanding our outside sales team. We are seeking self-motivated and dynamic Sales and Marketing Account Executives for our increasing sales opportunities selling advertising on The Original CommuniTee—our unique community promotion t-shirt. The CommuniTee is a creatively desi...
Continental Resources, Inc. is the nation's most established and reliable source for electronic test and measurement equipment. The Division is an authorized partner of the best test equipment manufacturers including Rohde & Schwarz, Tektronix, Agilent and Spirent, among others. We are currently looking for an individual to join our sales team in the Chicago area. If you're a dynamic individual l...
Overview: Agfa, is a world leader in prepress solutions for the commercial, newspaper and packaging printing industries. In addition, we are quickly expanding our assortment for the fast-growing market of industrial inkjet and wide format printing with the development of state-of-the-art printers and inks for applications such as billboards, packages and decoration. Agfa is currently looking for...
Overview: Manage the strategic coverage of all on and off premise outlets in distributor’s territory. Drive volume and profit growth in on premise channel on an annual, monthly customer and brand basis. Develop team through delivery of territory key performance indicators. Create and deploy long term strategic vision with key local accounts. Required Duties: Ensure Succession Planning and Catal...
Account Executive – Kent Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference. We're lo...
Join the winning team at Boyland Honda- We are scheduling interviews now! Due to tremendous growth, Boyland Honda located in Greenfield, WI is seeking talented Sales Representatives and Client Care Representatives to join the team! No experience is required! Women are encourage to apply and Bi-lingual are encouraged to apply. Summary: The Sales Consultant is responsible for working with custom...
Farmers Insurance Group of Companies are widely respected and well-established with over 75 years of experience. We pride ourselves on the positive impact we have on our community, as an insurance and financial services organization and as an employer. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, we are currently looking for an: Insurance Agent Farmers Insurance offers the best sma...

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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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