Sales Assistant Salary

The average salary for a Sales Assistant in the UK is:


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Sales Assistant Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £17,858.

The average salary in 2009 was £18,030, based on 109 respondents (a difference of 1% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £18,030, based on 153 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £16,954, based on 149 respondents (a difference of -6% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £19,036, based on 92 respondents (a difference of 12% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Sales Assistant based on all salary survey responses is: £15,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Sales Assistant is £8.45.

Assorted Sales Assistant Salary Information

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Graph of Sales Assistant salary data

Sales Assistant Salary By UK Region

£18,461South East
£14,382South West
£13,842North West
£20,447Yorkshire and North East
£16,000Northern Ireland

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Sales Assistant, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £12,668 for a worker in their 20s, £16,553 (30s), £19,593 (40s) and £19,593 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Sales Assistant is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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