Work and Travel in Ireland


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Working in Retail Sector in Ireland

Retail jobs in Ireland are widely available with 37,400 retail and wholesale businesses operating in Ireland and employs almost 285,000 people around Ireland. Retail jobs can be fun and flexible, and there is wide range of different opportunities can be available. 72% of retail jobs in Ireland are based outside of Dublin giving an opportunity to move outside of the capital to explore the rest of Ireland.

Types of Roles

Sales Assistants
Customer Service Representatives
Store Managers
Visual Merchandisers
Fashion Buyers

Average Salary

Retail jobs are based on hourly rates, which can range from €9.80 an hour - €12 an hour. The average salary for a store manager is €30k - €35k.

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Working Hours & Holidays

Opening hours for retail positions in Ireland can be 8am - 9pm.

By law, all those who work full-time in Ireland are entitled to 20 days of annual leave. It's not usually possible to get away with not taking leave and most employers will also award extra vacation days to long-term employees.

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