How much do branch assistants in Birmingham get paid?

Branch assistants in Birmingham earn

£6.61–10.00 per hour

Based on 812 employee reviews

Branch assistant salaries can range between £6.61–10.00 per hour in the Birmingham area. This data is based on survey results from 812 employees who live in an around Birmingham.

What do top employers pay branch assistants?

Who are the top branch assistant employers?

  1. Beaverbrooks
  2. Games Workshop
  3. Ralph Lauren

Who are the worst branch assistant employers?

  1. Cardzone
  2. Menkind
  3. Scotts

What contracts are people on?

6% report having zero hours contracts
33% report having low hours contracts (less than 16 hours)
53% report having part time contracts (16-35 hours)
8% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 747 employees

How are people paid?

By the hour 95% of people report they get paid by the hour

Based on 815 employees

What do branch assistants employees do?

Retail assistants have the job of selling goods and helping customers in a shop.

They can work on the shop floor and in the storeroom.

Other names for retail assistants are:

  • Sales assistants/ representatives/ associates/ ambassadors/ co-workers/ people
  • Shop assistants
  • Retail colleagues
  • Customer service assistants/ advisors

This type of job involves:

  • Greeting customers as they enter the store
  • Answering any customer questions
  • Helping customers find their way around the shop
  • Taking payments for products at tills
  • Issuing refunds
  • Meeting targets (sales and promotions)
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy shop floor
  • Unpacking stock and display on shelves
  • Receiving deliveries

You may be on your feet a lot. But you may be able to sit down if you’re working at a checkout.

You may have to work night shifts, on weekends and bank holidays.

Retail assistant is an entry level job.

If you want to apply for a retail assistant job, you might need the following:

  • The right to work in the UK
  • You may have to have some GCSEs or a relevant apprenticeship
  • Depending on the type of shop, you may have to already have some knowledge about the products being sold
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