Sales Assistant Salary

£7.60
per hour
per year
£18,600
per year
per hour

Sales Assistant - Average Salary

The average salary for a Sales Assistant is £7.60 net per hour (£18,600 gross per year), which is £11,000 (-37%) lower than the UK's national average salary.
A Sales Assistant can expect an average starting pay of £6. The highest pay rates can exceed £13.20.
£6
Low
£7.60
Average
£13.20
High
£11,500
Low
£18,600
Average
£33,000
High

Sales Assistant Salary - Distribution

Low
£6
Average
£7.60
Experienced
£8.70
High
£13.20
Low
£11,500
Average
£18,600
Experienced
£24,500
High
£33,000
Among sales assistants, Junior Sales Assistants have the lowest salaries, while more experienced Senior Sales Assistants tend to have the highest salaries.

Sales Assistant - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Sales Assistant£8.70/hour
+15% 
Tesco Sales Assistant£8.20/hour
+8% 
John Lewis & Partners Sales Assistant£8.20/hour
+8% 
HMV Sales Assistant£7.80/hour
+3% 
River Island Sales Assistant£7.70/hour
+1% 
Primark Sales Assistant£7.60/hour
±0% 
GAME Sales Assistant£7.40/hour
 -3%
CeX Sales Assistant£7.30/hour
 -4%
Zara Sales Assistant£7.20/hour
 -5%
Next Sales Assistant£7.10/hour
 -7%
Topshop Sales Assistant£7.10/hour
 -7%
JD Sports Fashion Sales Assistant£7/hour
 -8%
Junior Sales Assistant£6.40/hour
 -16%

Sales Assistant - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Sales Assistant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £6 net per hour. A mid career Sales Assistant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.10, while an experienced Sales Assistant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £8.70. Sales Assistants with more than 20 years of experience earn £10.70 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Sales Assistant

Late Career▲ +41%
Experienced▲ +14%
Average Salary£7.60/hour
Mid Career▼ -7%
Entry Level▼ -21%

Gender Breakdown

Female
78%
Male
22%

Sales Assistant - Jobs by Location

Sales Assistant - Related Salaries (per year)

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Sales Assistant jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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