Entry-Level Customer Service Associate Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Customer Service Associate earns an average wage of $10.08 per hour. A skill in Phone Support is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Customer Service Associate Total Pay (?
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$23,673 - $44,213
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MEDIAN: $33,238
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Entry-Level Customer Service Associate Total Pay (?
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$7.87 - $14.02
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,673 - $44,213  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,432  
Profit Sharing
$50.68 - $7,102  
Commission
$77.28 - $5,817  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,654 - $35,577  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,039
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.87 - $14.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $1.85  
Overtime
$10.55 - $22.08  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,432  
   
Commission
$77.28 - $5,817  
Profit Sharing
$50.68 - $7,102  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$16,654 - $35,577  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,039
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Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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San Francisco
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New York
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Philadelphia
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Los Angeles
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Chicago
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Houston
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Honolulu
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Columbus
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National Average
$22,000
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Customer Service Associate Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Customer Service Associate in Cleveland:
"Optical And Vision Training."
Get to know everything about the field that you're interested in before seeking a job in that area. Always be early for your job and never call off without prior consent, unless it's an absolutely emergency that can't wait until after work. Always put the customer first. Try to resolve any issues independently and never say "I Can't"

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Customer Service Associate Salaries

Phone Support
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Data Entry
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Customer Relations
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Customer Service
0%
National Average
$22,000
Sales
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Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 45%
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