How much do customer assistants in Newcastle get paid?

Customer assistants in Newcastle earn

£7.49-11.49 per hour

Based on 163 employee reviews

Customer assistant salaries can range between £7.49-11.49 per hour in the Newcastle area. This data is based on quiz results from 163 employees who live in and around Newcastle.

What do top employers pay customer assistants?

Who are the top customer assistant employers?

  1. Aviva
  2. Virgin Money
  3. Lloyds Bank

Who are the worst customer assistant employers?

  1. Millie’s Cookies
  2. Wenzel's
  3. Poundstretcher

Recent customer assistant Jobs in Newcastle

  1. Customer Assistant at Lidl posted yesterday
  2. Customer Assistant at Lidl posted 7 days ago
  3. Customer Assistant (Full Time) at Lidl posted 5 days ago
  4. Customer Assistant at Lidl posted 7 days ago
  5. Retail Advisor at EE posted yesterday
  6. Store Assistant at Toolstation posted 6 hours ago
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How are people paid?

By the hour 89% of people report they get paid by the hour.

Based on 163 employees

What contracts are people on?

10% report having zero hours contracts.
39% report having low hours contracts. (less than 16 hours)
43% report having part time contracts. (16-35 hours)
8% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 144 employees

What do customer assistants 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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