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SALES ASSOCIATE: A Good Job To Learn More About Yourself & How You Deal With People

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Brittany is a Sales Associate in two separate stores: a toy store and a women's clothing store. She graduated with a degree in Anthropology, and though she paid off her debt, she loves being in this job because she gets to brighten up other people's day and learn more about herself.

Degree: Anthropology
Job Title: Sales Associate

Job Summary: Retail Salespersons

Job Description

Retail sales workers include both those who sell retail merchandise and products, such as clothing, furniture, and automobiles, (called retail salespersons) and those who sell spare and replacement parts and equipment, especially car parts, (called parts salespersons). Both groups help customers find the products they want and process customers' payments.

On-the-Job Training

Moderate on-the-job training can be expected.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
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$10,000 - $30,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
14 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Irregular, Flexible, Part-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
People skills, Verbal communication skills

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m='14510'>it's</span> <span m='14640'>like</span> <span m='14760'>a</span> <span m='14810'>simple</span> <span m='15230'>job,</span> <span m='15690'>it's</span> <span m='15970'>something</span> <span m='16520'>that</span> <span m='16790'>I</span> <span m='16930'>enjoy</span> <span m='17290'>it</span> <span m='17350'>because</span> <span m='18060'>you</span> <span m='18190'>can</span> <span m='18340'>even</span> <span m='18510'>brighten</span> <span m='19010'>up somebody's</span> <span m='19390'>even</span> <span m='19900'>just</span> <span m='20100'>by</span> <span m='20230'>talking</span> <span m='20640'>to</span> <span m='20750'>them</span> <span m='20980'>and just</span> <span m='21200'>helping</span> <span m='21460'>them</span> <span m='21600'>out.</span> <span m='21870'>So</span> <span m='22440'>I</span> <span m='22550'>enjoy</span> <span m='22910'>it.</span> </p><p><span m='23740'>So</span> <span m='24290'>I</span> <span m='24500'>actually</span> <span m='24760'>got</span> <span m='24980'>into</span> <span m='25240'>this</span> <span m='26110'>because</span> <span m='26790'>I</span> <span m='27540'>graduated</span> <span m='28090'>from</span> <span m='28410'>college.</span> <span m='28900'>I</span> <span m='29160'>actually</span> <span m='29420'>graduated</span> <span m='29990'>from</span> <span m='30300'>a</span> <span m='30560'>UC</span> <span m='30870'>school.</span> <span m='32290'>I</span> <span m='32640'>paid</span> <span m='32990'>off my</span> <span m='33340'>debt,</span> <span m='33780'>but</span> <span m='34110'>I</span> <span m='34490'>still</span> <span m='34840'>enjoy</span> <span m='35210'>working</span> <span m='35500'>with</span> <span m='35660'>people.</span> <span m='36210'>So</span> <span m='36580'>currently,</span> <span m='37270'>I</span> <span m='37420'>am</span> <span m='37690'>just</span> <span m='38350'>working</span> <span m='38800'>through</span> <span m='38990'>sales,</span> <span m='39540'>so</span> <span m='39670'>I</span> <span m='39790'>can</span> <span m='40110'>help</span> <span m='40330'>people</span> <span m='40660'>find</span> <span m='40990'>things,</span> <span m='41650'>enjoy</span> <span m='42240'>the</span> <span m='42310'>company,</span> <span m='43300'>and</span> <span m='43630'>also</span> <span m='43960'>kind</span> <span m='44200'>of</span> <span m='44280'>learn</span> <span m='44470'>a</span> <span m='44510'>little</span> <span m='44670'>bit</span> <span m='44780'>about</span> <span m='44970'>myself</span> <span m='45670'>because</span> <span m='46290'>we</span> <span m='46430'>don't</span> <span m='46600'>always</span> <span m='46900'>figure</span> <span m='47130'>out</span> <span m='47240'>what</span> <span m='47360'>exactly</span> <span m='47800'>what</span> <span m='47960'>we</span> <span m='48070'>want</span> <span m='48240'>to</span> <span m='48320'>do</span> <span m='48580'>right</span> <span m='48790'>away.</span> <span m='49180'>So</span> <span m='49410'>it's</span> <span 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