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Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate Salary

Average Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates make around $9.96 per hour. In the world of Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates, total cash compensation can vary between $17K and $37K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $3K and $5K, respectively. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates who responded to the questionnaire — 61 percent to be exact. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. While approximately one-half report receiving no health benefits, close to one-half do receive medical coverage, and over a third have dental, as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$23,489 - $44,586
(Median)
$23K
$33K
$45K
MEDIAN: $32,584
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$7.77 - $14.49
(Median)
$7
$10
$14
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary 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$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,489 - $44,586  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,072  
Profit Sharing
$44.38 - $5,128  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,431  
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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$16,544 - $36,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate 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$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.77 - $14.49  
   
Overtime
$7.63 - $22.57  
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.
)
$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,072  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,431  
Profit Sharing
$44.38 - $5,128  
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).
)
$16,544 - $36,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 657

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Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates in search of the best pay head to Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), where the median salary rolls in at $30K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $34K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $26K.

Employees at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. take home the smallest paychecks, and $21K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $17K and quickly nearing the top at only $29K.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Customer Service Metrics
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Phone Support
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Sales Management
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Inside Sales
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Customer Relations
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Microsoft Office
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Sales
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Computer Service
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Marketing Communications
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Customer Service
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National Average
$23,000

Software Knowledge
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 49%
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