Sales Assistants (General)

Snapshot

Sales Assistants (General) sell goods and services, such as food, clothing, hardware, household appliances, office supplies and cosmetics, in retail and wholesale establishments.

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Sales Assistants (General)
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
507,900
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$800
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
High
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • determining customer requirements and advising on product range, price, delivery, warranties and product use and care
  • demonstrating and explaining to customers the establishment's goods and services
  • selling food, beverages, clothing, footwear and other personal and household goods and services
  • accepting payment for goods and services by a variety of payment methods and preparing sales invoices
  • assisting with the ongoing management of stock such as product inventories and participating in stocktakes
  • stacking and displaying goods for sale, and wrapping and packing goods sold.

Job Titles

  • Sales Assistant

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Cert II in Retail

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Job Vacancies

  • Wed 3 Mar , 2021
  • $40,001 - $50,000
  • Dee Why, New South Wales
  • Mon 1 Mar , 2021
  • Campbelltown, New South Wales
  • Tue 23 Feb , 2021
  • Corowa, New South Wales
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