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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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Supervises daily activities of package handlers to ensure that all assigned duties are accomplished safely and timely. Supervisors typically work Monday through Friday. Part-time management employees are generally expected to work 5 1/2 hours per day and are paid semi-monthly. Medical, dental, and vision benefits are offered to employees and their eligible dependents. Additional benefits include e...
Sales Representative, Air Compressors Nashville, TN Kaeser Compressors, Inc. is seeking an individual who has sold in an industrial or manufacturing environment to fill the position of Branch Sales Representative for our territory in Central Tennessee. Kaeser is one of the largest and most successful suppliers of air systems, with over 4,000 employees worldwide. Our primary goal is providing ex...
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Entry Level /​​ Events & Promotions /​​ Marketing /​​ Sales /​​ Management Our Management Training program is recognized as one of the best in the advertising industry! We have excelled throughout the economic hard times. This is due to our UNIQUE approach to advertising and marketing. In addition to creating a positive image for our clients, the key to our success and growth is the ability to g...
***Local store in need of a Part-Time PARTS SPECIALIST*** O'Reilly has a combined total of over 68,000 team members at more than 4,300 stores in 42 states. This dedicated group of parts professionals, along with 26 distribution centers and over 9,000 delivery vehicles, ensures that a wide variety of products are in stock and readily available to both retail and wholesale customers at everyday low...
Metropolitan Area Sales Representative Kings III Emergency Communications is a turnkey provider of emergency telephones nationwide for elevators, in parking garages, by public/commercial swimming pools etc. But we don’t stop there. Our solutions include installation, monitoring, and maintenance. Our Business Model - Our clients invest a small amount upfront, typically $200, and then about $32 pe...
This person will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to advance into a sales role within RDO Equipment Co. They will learn RDO Equipment Co. processes and procedures used throughout the organization including an understanding of the Parts, Service, Sales, and Management departments. Upon successful completion of the Access Your Future Sales Trainee program this person will transition into a...
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 Professionals ...
At GEICO, our stellar reputation, great rates and creative marketing campaigns have customers contacting us – every day – for their insurance needs. Best of all, our inside Sales Representatives meet their goals without the pressure of commissioned sales or having to make cold-calls! As a Sales Representative, you will: · Attend industry-leading, paid sales training within either our Auto or Pro...
Job Description: Symmetry Financial Group is seeking motivated, career-minded individuals to join our team, helping American families protect their homes. We are currently looking for representatives ranging from entry level to experienced professionals seeking a different, more rewarding career and lifestyle. Representatives are responsible for meeting with and serving families that have reques...
Wouldn't you just love a 20% discount AND a fun, exciting work environment? "andThat", a Division of Christmas Tree Shops is growing and so is our need for more talented associates. We are looking for experienced associates who have a passion and reputation for delighting our customers, leading and growing associates, and driving merchandising and operational excellence. We offer a distinctive, f...
Wouldn't you just love a 20% discount just AND a fun, exciting work environment? Christmas Tree Shops is growing and so is our need for more talented associates. We are looking for experienced associates who have a passion and reputation for delighting our customers, leading and growing associates, and driving merchandising and operational excellence. We offer a distinctive, fast paced, and dynam...
Retail Sales Opportunity Step into a Great Career! Allen Edmonds is recruiting for a self-starting Full-Time Sales Associate for our store location in Boston, Massachusetts on state street . ​ We are looking for professionals that uphold and exemplify Allen Edmonds core values of quality, service and integrity to create total customer satisfaction.​. Job Description Allen Edmonds is a fast gro...
Objective The Sales Specialist role markets, prospects, and sells American Family Insurance products in all product lines. Maintains effective customer relationships, understands customer`s needs, and matches them with appropriate product and service offerings. Promotes brand awareness through participation in agency and community events. The All Lines Sales Specialist is responsible for attaini...
Development Associate For Real Estate Developer in Wilmington Come join a great company with great people! Enjoy one of the best places to work in Delaware. We are a short drive to everything: City of Philadelphia, beaches, Universities, Delaware Riverfront, and many other great sites in the first state. Leon N. Weiner & Associates, Inc.,located in Wilmington, Delawareis a proven real estate le...
Position:Entry Level Sales Representative Type: Full-Time Min. Experience:Unspecified Max. Experience: Unspecified Travel Required: Up to 35% Degree: 4-year Manages Others: No Relocation Expenses Covered: No Compensation: Base: $15,000 Min to $35,000 Max per year Job Types: Sales, Information Technology, Professional Services, Business Development Industry Types: Banking-Financial Servic...
Account Manager – Dallas Accudata Systems is an IT consulting and integration firm with thirty two years of experience providing high impact IT infrastructure services and integrated solutions. As a trusted advisor, we help our clients incorporate innovative networking technologies into their IT environment while preserving performance, availability, and security. With an unwavering commitment to...
About Us Connelly, Inc. is a dominant direct marketing and sales force here in Southern California. Expanding out of the Chicago land area, Connelly has brought its specialization in direct marketing and sales to San Diego based off the demands of some of the largest Fortune 500 companies that we work with. Here at Connelly Inc. we are hiring for our Customer Service and Sales position. We are a...
Part Time Sales Associate Needed 2 years RETAIL experience a must AURORA BAYCARE MEDICAL CENTER We need an enthusiastic Sales Associate to join our gift shop team. QUALIFICATIONS: Must pass a background check At least 2 years of prior retail experience Available to work days, evenings, holidays and weekends. Outgoing personality to engage the customers Able to bend and lift up to 30 lbs f...
ACE Cash Express is the largest and fastest growing retail/financial institution of its kind. ACE offers a variety of financial services including short term loans, check cashing, bill payment, wire transfer, and many other products. We are currently hiring a Center Manager in Indianapolis. Qualifications for Center Manager: •Excellent cash handling and customer service skills •1-2 years of ma...
Do you seek personal satisfaction, the opportunity to advance, work/life balance and unlimited earning potential? If you’re motivated to achieve your dreams, we’ll provide all the support you need to help you get there. Bankers Life is growing and recruiting intelligent, dedicated, passionate, outgoing insurance sales/sales management professionals to meet the needs of our exploding market. With ...

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