How much do general assistants in Belfast get paid?

General assistants in Belfast earn

£6.15–9.60 per hour

Based on 264 employee reviews

General assistant salaries can range between £6.15–9.60 per hour in the Belfast area. This data is based on survey results from 264 employees who live in an around Belfast.

What do top employers pay general assistants?

Who are the top general assistant employers?

  1. Beaverbrooks
    9.3
  2. Games Workshop
    8.9
  3. Ralph Lauren
    8.3

Who are the worst general assistant employers?

  1. Cardzone
    1.9
  2. Menkind
    2.5
  3. Scotts
    2.8

Recent general assistant vacancies in Belfast

  1. Mobile General Assistant - Belfast at BaxterStorey posted 11 hours ago
  2. General Manager at KFC posted 11 hours ago
  3. General Manager at KFC posted 11 hours ago
  4. General Manager at KFC posted 11 hours ago
  5. Sales Assistant at EE posted 11 hours ago
  6. Sales Assistant at EE posted 11 hours ago
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What contracts are people on?

8% report having zero hours contracts
42% report having low hours contracts (less than 16 hours)
38% report having part time contracts (16-35 hours)
12% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 246 employees

How are people paid?

By the hour 97% of people report they get paid by the hour

Based on 264 employees

What do general 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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