On average a personal shopper has an hourly income of around $15 and a median annual income of $42,000 as of 2015. Clients hire personal shoppers to search for specific items based off the client's budget and preferences.
An education is not required for a career as a personal shopper, although acquiring a degree in retail and industries makes a personal shopper more likely to be hired. Communication, sales and organization skills are required in this job. It also requires flexibility, diligence and dependability.
The more experience a personal shopper has, the more they make. On average, personal shoppers with 5-10 years experience earn $40,000 annually, 10-20 years earns $42,000 annually and those with over 20 years earn around $45,000 annually.