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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...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. In the United States and Canada, Sai...
The Store Manager is responsible for the overall management and engagement of associates and customers in the store. They manage the daily operations of the store and ensure the execution of company policies, procedures and programs to achieve store sales and profit goals while minimizing shrink, payroll and controllable expenses through communication and customer service. Primary Responsibilitie...
Comprehensive Prosthetics & Orthotics, a fast growing and highly respected leader in the prosthetic and orthopedics industry, seeks a hands-on Sales Representative to engage with hospital, nursing home, physician, nursing homes and a wide range of other professionals to provide them with information on our approach, services and results. This position can be located anywhere is the Quad Cities are...
Washington National Insurance Company's largest American marketing partner, PMA USA, is looking for the right individuals who have the desire to earn a good living, work a flexible schedule and provide solutions for wealth preservation and creation to families and individuals. You can make a huge impact on your community and future by educating, advising and servicing clients to improve their qual...
Want more info? Pro Advantage is an exclusive program for designers who are starting to freelance or who’ve been in the game for a while. Basically, you can come onto our site any time and design all the custom print material you want. You’ll get discounts on everything, including shipping. Then, you can resell it to your clients and set your own prices. Best of all, we’ll drop ship it to them fo...
Want more info? Pro Advantage is an exclusive program for designers who are starting to freelance or who’ve been in the game for a while. Basically, you can come onto our site any time and design all the custom print material you want. You’ll get discounts on everything, including shipping. Then, you can resell it to your clients and set your own prices. Best of all, we’ll drop ship it to them fo...
Want more info? Pro Advantage is an exclusive program for designers who are starting to freelance or who’ve been in the game for a while. Basically, you can come onto our site any time and design all the custom print material you want. You’ll get discounts on everything, including shipping. Then, you can resell it to your clients and set your own prices. Best of all, we’ll drop ship it to them fo...
Want more info? Pro Advantage is an exclusive program for designers who are starting to freelance or who’ve been in the game for a while. Basically, you can come onto our site any time and design all the custom print material you want. You’ll get discounts on everything, including shipping. Then, you can resell it to your clients and set your own prices. Best of all, we’ll drop ship it to them fo...
Want more info? Pro Advantage is an exclusive program for designers who are starting to freelance or who’ve been in the game for a while. Basically, you can come onto our site any time and design all the custom print material you want. You’ll get discounts on everything, including shipping. Then, you can resell it to your clients and set your own prices. Best of all, we’ll drop ship it to them fo...
Want more info? Pro Advantage is an exclusive program for designers who are starting to freelance or who’ve been in the game for a while. Basically, you can come onto our site any time and design all the custom print material you want. You’ll get discounts on everything, including shipping. Then, you can resell it to your clients and set your own prices. Best of all, we’ll drop ship it to them fo...
Want more info? Pro Advantage is an exclusive program for designers who are starting to freelance or who’ve been in the game for a while. Basically, you can come onto our site any time and design all the custom print material you want. You’ll get discounts on everything, including shipping. Then, you can resell it to your clients and set your own prices. Best of all, we’ll drop ship it to them fo...
Want more info? Pro Advantage is an exclusive program for designers who are starting to freelance or who’ve been in the game for a while. Basically, you can come onto our site any time and design all the custom print material you want. You’ll get discounts on everything, including shipping. Then, you can resell it to your clients and set your own prices. Best of all, we’ll drop ship it to them fo...
Want more info? Pro Advantage is an exclusive program for designers who are starting to freelance or who’ve been in the game for a while. Basically, you can come onto our site any time and design all the custom print material you want. You’ll get discounts on everything, including shipping. Then, you can resell it to your clients and set your own prices. Best of all, we’ll drop ship it to them fo...
Want more info? Pro Advantage is an exclusive program for designers who are starting to freelance or who’ve been in the game for a while. Basically, you can come onto our site any time and design all the custom print material you want. You’ll get discounts on everything, including shipping. Then, you can resell it to your clients and set your own prices. Best of all, we’ll drop ship it to them fo...
Want more info? Pro Advantage is an exclusive program for designers who are starting to freelance or who’ve been in the game for a while. Basically, you can come onto our site any time and design all the custom print material you want. You’ll get discounts on everything, including shipping. Then, you can resell it to your clients and set your own prices. Best of all, we’ll drop ship it to them fo...

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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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