Jobs in Retail Sector


Retail industry has changed the whole face of Indian economy through a remarkable transformation. The retail sector in India can be classified as organized and unorganized sector. Supermarkets, departmental stores, hypermarkets and specialty stores etc makes up the organized sector.  The purchasing power of the customers, their demand for quality products etc has added to the growth of retail sector in India. Every year the retail sector provides numerous job opportunities for the candidates including freshers.

The candidate can take up the job in the shop floor level to senior management level depending on the qualification and experience of the candidate. Retail sector always prefer people with talent, team spirit and communication skill. They need candidates with pleasing personality and patience to retain their customers. Those candidates who are smart and excel well in the respective field can be successful and can get timely promotions and salary hike. They need to put immense effort and contribute well to the growth of the organization which paves way to their personal growth.

Retail Sector Jobs

Some Job Types are

  • Visual Merchandisers
  • Supply Chain Distributors
  • Sales Executive
  • Retail Buyers and Merchandisers
  • Merchandising Assistant
  • Marketing Executive
  • Management Trainees
  • Logistics and Warehouse Managers
  • Inventory Monitoring Officer
  • Department Managers
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Buyer Trainee
  • Assistant Store Managers

Some Employment Areas

  • Warehouse
  • Tours and Travels
  • Shopping Malls
  • Restaurants
  • Provision Stores
  • Multiplexes
  • Logistic Firms
  • Insurance Companies
  • Cafes
  • Book Shops
  • Banks
  • Airlines
  • Advertising Agencies

Pay Scale of Retail Sector Jobs

One can’t expect a very high pay at the starting stage of their career in the retail industry.

The pay they receive depends on the nature area and company where the candidates pursue his job. The candidate can get a salary ranging from Rs 7,000-10,000. One can get a higher pay according to the hierarchical level. The pay will range from 15,000-25,000 per month.

Pros about Retail Sector Jobs

Retail sector provides numerous opportunities every year. The candidates will get a reasonable salary at the starting stage itself. They will get a pay starting from Rs 7000/-. The pay will increase based on the performance of the candidate. Candidates with determination and dedication towards work can reach up to management level.

Cons about Retail Sector Jobs

The candidates need to work at times under stress. The sector won’t provide any job security. There always prevails uncertainty in the retail sector jobs. The candidates who are employed in the retail sector need to work for more than 9 hours including public holidays.



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