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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...
GHA TECHNOLOGIES WHEN SERVICE AND DELIVERY COUNT!! Celebrating our 25th Year of Service! Recognized as Microsoft's 2013 Western Regional SMB Partner of the Year Award winner! Check out GHA, and learn why we moved up 157 spaces on CRN's Solution Provider 500 (previously the VAR Business 500) to number 172 in just two years! The Best Compensation Plan in the Industry! Our top Sales Professional...
GHA TECHNOLOGIES WHEN SERVICE AND DELIVERY COUNT!! Celebrating our 25th Year of Service! Recognized as Microsoft's 2013 Western Regional SMB Partner of the Year Award winner! Check out GHA, and learn why we moved up 157 spaces on CRN's Solution Provider 500 (previously the VAR Business 500) to number 172 in just two years! The Best Compensation Plan in the Industry! Our top Sales Professional...
GHA TECHNOLOGIES WHEN SERVICE AND DELIVERY COUNT!! Celebrating our 25th Year of Service! Recognized as Microsoft's 2013 Western Regional SMB Partner of the Year Award winner! Check out GHA, and learn why we moved up 157 spaces on CRN's Solution Provider 500 (previously the VAR Business 500) to number 172 in just two years! The Best Compensation Plan in the Industry! Our top Sales Professional...
GHA TECHNOLOGIES WHEN SERVICE AND DELIVERY COUNT!! Celebrating our 25th Year of Service! Recognized as Microsoft's 2013 Western Regional SMB Partner of the Year Award winner! Check out GHA, and learn why we moved up 157 spaces on CRN's Solution Provider 500 (previously the VAR Business 500) to number 172 in just two years! The Best Compensation Plan in the Industry! Our top Sales Professional...
GHA TECHNOLOGIES WHEN SERVICE AND DELIVERY COUNT!! Celebrating our 25th Year of Service! Recognized as Microsoft's 2013 Western Regional SMB Partner of the Year Award winner! Check out GHA, and learn why we moved up 157 spaces on CRN's Solution Provider 500 (previously the VAR Business 500) to number 172 in just two years! The Best Compensation Plan in the Industry! Our top Sales Professional...
Immediate opening! Fitness Equipment – Retail Sales Fitness Unlimited/Busy Body Fitness is Houston’s #1 Source for exercise equipment. If you are a hard working, honest individual with an uncanny ability to assist individuals into making a high end purchase that will benefit them for the rest of there life… then we want to talk to you. Job Description Retail Sales of “high end” exercise equipm...
Description JOB OVERVIEW: The Draw vs. Commission Sales Associate is responsible for providing outstanding customer service, meeting hourly sales and Star Rewards goals on a personal and departmental basis, and demonstrating superior product knowledge to customers. To create a shopping experience that will make the customer feel welcome and comfortable. Performs other duties as assigned. The su...
Degreed Entry-Level Customer Service Job in Overland Park, KS Looking to hire a candidate that has their Bachelor’s Degree and who can work in Overland Park, KS. This is an entry-level customer service job that has a ton of growth potential within the company. This job entails working with current clients and helping manage accounts. This job will also require assisting the account and branch man...
Description Overview: The Seasonal Service Ambassador is responsible for providing outstanding customer service, meeting hourly sales and Star Rewards goals on a personal and departmental basis, and demonstrating superior product knowledge to customers during periods of high volume. To create a shopping experience that will make the customer feel welcome and comfortable. In order to present our...
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Leveraged Service Representative can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! Our Leveraged Service Representatives are responsible for customer sales and supp...
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Sales Consultant can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! What you'll do as an AT&T Sales Consultant: Consult with customers to recommend and sell a varie...
Description Overview: As a Seasonal Retail Stock Merchandise Placement Associate, you will be an integral part of bringing the magic of Macy's to life during the fast-paced holiday season. Associates in this role perform a number of functions that are critical to offering our customers the best experience when they shop in our store. While all seasonal positions require working as part of a team...
This position is with MAPFRE Insurance. The territory for this position is Chula Vista, CA. The schedule for this positions is Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and every other Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Generate, sell and submit profitable MAPFRE Insurance new auto policies from a centralized kiosk to consumers in various retail locations. Provide accurate rate quotations and...
Cricket Wireless is a simple, smart, make-your-day-better wireless experience for anyone who wants first-class nationwide wireless service at a value price, with no annual contract. Cricket is available nationwide at Cricket branded retail stores, dealers, national retailers and at http://www.cricketwireless.com/ Want to join a dynamic wireless company where your ideas and talents really matter?...
Description Overview: As a Seasonal Retail Stock Receiving Associate, you will be an integral part of bringing the magic of Macy's to life during the fast-paced holiday season. Associates in this role perform a number of functions that are critical to offering our customers the best experience when they shop in our store. While all seasonal positions require working as part of a team to meet dep...

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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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