Market and Street Traders and Assistants

Market and street traders and assistants sell goods (other than refreshments) from stalls, barrows and other portable containers in streets and market places.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£11,507
£23,746
£46,159

New workers start around £11,507. Normal pay is £23,746 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £46,159.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 7,962 vacancies for this type of job

10.04%

Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Cleans up site on completion of each day’s trading.

  • Accepts payment and may wrap goods.

  • Sells goods at fixed price or by bargaining with customer.

  • Calls out or otherwise attracts attention to goods on offer.

  • Displays products on stall or barrow.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.