Fishmonger - Salary and Career
Trade operators in stores and markets

Fishmonger - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They sell goods in retail or wholesale establishments, helping customers to choose. Control incoming and outgoing goods. They promote the sale of goods, demonstrating their operation, offering them for tasting or distributing samples. They inform about their qualities and acquisition advantages. They display goods in an attractive way, at strategic points of sale, with price tags. They supply points of sale, gondolas and counters and serve customers in stores and markets. Inventory goods for replacement. Produce sales, promotions, demos and price research reports.

How much does an Fishmonger earn

A Fishmonger earns between $1.122 and $2.317 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.388 and a median salary of $1.320 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 637.167 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Fishmonger

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.388 16.661 347 6
1º Quartile 1.122 13.462 280 5
Median Salary 1.320 15.840 330 6
3º Quartile 1.767 21.201 442 8
Higher Salary 2.317 27.799 579 11

Professional job categories

  • Service workers, trade sellers in stores and markets
    • sellers and trade service providers
      • sellers and demonstrators
        • trade operators in stores and markets

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Main workplaces

Trade operators in stores and markets they work as salaried employees, with a formal contract or as self-employed in commercial companies. The work environment is closed, except for the gas station attendant who usually works in the open. They work as a team, with permanent or occasional supervision, during the day, at night and in shifts. They remain standing for long periods. May be exposed to noise, varying temperatures and toxic material.

What does it take to work in the field of Trade operators in stores and markets

In general, for the exercise of the occupations of pharmacy attendant, merchandise demonstrator, sales promoter, merchandise repositor, retail seller and wholesale seller, elementary to high school education is required, which may vary according to the occupation. , fourth grade of elementary school for gas station attendant and up to fourth grade of elementary school for store and market attendant. The average time for professional performance is heterogeneous: three to four years for salespeople, one to two years for pharmacy clerk and less than one year for sales promoter, merchandise demonstrator and merchandiser no professional experience is required for the occupation store and market attendant.

Functions and activities of Fishmonger

Trade operators in stores and markets must:

  • customer service;
  • prepare goods for sale;
  • control incoming and outgoing goods;
  • display merchandise at points of sale;
  • promote product sale;
  • sell products;
  • display merchandise in points of sale;
  • exhibiting goods at points of sale;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • communicate;
  • display goods at points of sale;
  • control goods input and output;
  • control entry and exit of goods;
  • promote the sale of products;
  • work safely;
  • show products;
  • service customers;
  • show products;
  • serve customers;
  • exhibit goods at points of sale;
  • exhibiting goods in points of sale;
  • promote product sales;
  • prepare goods for sale;
  • control input and output of goods;

  • Activities

    • remove promotional material;
    • offer products for tasting;
    • check vehicle fluid level;
    • fill in sales report;
    • keep the access corridors and fire extinguisher demarcation area free;
    • tie into piles of goods;
    • examine the conditions of the goods (validity and physical condition);
    • operate equipment;
    • check goods by means of invoice and order;
    • transmit confidence;
    • communicate to the department manager about goods approaching expiration;
    • putting labels on the shelves and/or shelves;
    • list goods for replacement;
    • pack goods;
    • instill confidence;
    • count goods;
    • display products;
    • refuel vehicles;
    • use disposable materials;
    • issue orders, invoices or invoices;
    • handle sharp objects;
    • ensure the cleanliness of the display point;
    • organize the products according to the store layout;
    • check price change list;
    • demonstrate credibility;
    • check the quantity of goods;
    • sanitize preparation areas, equipment and utensils;
    • distribute flyers;
    • replace goods at points of sale;
    • apply basic nursing notions;
    • fill in a report of customer approaches and suggestions;
    • fill out product loss report;
    • register entry and exit of goods;
    • open shipping packages;
    • inform product warranty time;
    • guide customers;
    • notify the customer about promotions;
    • budget products for customers;
    • negotiate points of sale;
    • alert customers about risks;
    • check orders;
    • deal with customer complaints and suggestions;
    • inform prices and payment methods;
    • demonstrate rhetorical ability;
    • weigh goods;
    • offer free gifts;
    • operate fire extinguisher;
    • discard materials of proper disposal;
    • split goods;
    • request equipment maintenance;
    • take orders;
    • fill in the tasting and distribution report;
    • clean up the injection room;
    • storage goods in the warehouse;
    • arrange goods in the warehouse;
    • supply points of sale and shelves;
    • receive goods;
    • prepare products for tasting;
    • wear personal protective equipment (ppe);
    • assist customers in proofing goods and products (clothes, shoes, makeup, etc.);
    • stock goods;
    • pin promotional material;
    • request goods;
    • demonstrate objectivity;
    • collect violated, out of place or expired goods;
    • inform the customer about the delivery of the product;
    • overcoming adverse situations;
    • isolate goods stacking areas;
    • placing labels on the shelves or shelves;
    • drive customers to the desired merchandise;
    • exchange goods;
    • set up display points in stores and markets;
    • display the merchandise on sale;
    • orient customers;
    • demonstrate verbal communication skills;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • separate goods for balance sheet;
    • offer products;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • participate in the definition of the layout of points of sale;
    • putting labels on the shelves or shelves;
    • contact customers for possible charges;
    • collect information about product features and benefits;
    • work as a team;
    • deal with the public;
    • define a place to display the goods;
    • transport goods;
    • visit competition;
    • notify the person in charge of the need to replace goods;
    • collecting goods that have been violated, out of place or expired;
    • return rejected goods;
    • offer supplementary warranty;
    • search market prices;
    • distribute product samples;
    • perform telesales;
    • fill in the visit report;
    • deal with diversity;
    • identify customer needs;
    • visit customers;
    • changing vehicle fluids;
    • decorate points of sale;
    • demonstrate sensory ability (smell, taste);
    • handling sharp objects;
    • forward requests;
    • check the list of merchandise on sale;
    • communicate to the department manager about goods close to expiration;
    • photograph points of sale;
    • suggest product options;
    • flag sale goods;
    • approach customers;
    • fill out price survey report;
    • label goods;
    • supply counter;
    • work as a team;
    • establish relationship with customers;
    • describe product qualities and advantages;
    • fill in visit report;
    • use hand tools and utensils;
    • register customers;

    Sectors that hire Fishmonger the most in the job market

    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - supermarkets
    • resale predominant bakery and confectionery
    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - minimarkets, grocery stores and warehouses
    • retailer of clothing and accessories
    • snack bars, tea houses, juice houses and the like
    • temporary labor lease
    • retailer of food products in general or specialized in food products
    • manufacture of bakery and confectionery products with predominance of own production
    • restaurants and similar
    • combined office and administrative support services

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