Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate Salary (United States)

Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates ordinarily take home approximately $9.66 per hour. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission—peaking near $3,050, $2,399, and $8,149, respectively—total cash payment to Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates can bottom out near $16,337 or top out at around $35,804. While about half report receiving no health benefits, about half do receive medical coverage, and around one third have dental, as well. Most Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates (60 percent) are women. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate Salary (?
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$24,233 - $45,136
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MEDIAN: $32,738
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Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate Salary (?
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$7.69 - $13.99
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,233 - $45,136  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,050  
Profit Sharing
$47.50 - $2,399  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,149  
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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$16,337 - $35,804  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.69 - $13.99  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.22 - $3.38  
Overtime
$7.57 - $22.02  
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 - $3,050  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,149  
Profit Sharing
$47.50 - $2,399  
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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$16,337 - $35,804  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 758
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate

Salary cannot be beat at Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), where median pay comes to $29,414. Salary range is somewhat confined, however, with base pay starting at $25K and ending at $35K. Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. offers the least pay with a median salary of $20,887; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $26K.

Customer Service Sales Associate Advice

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Customer Service Sales Associate in Jasper:
"A Challenging Job, Some Stress Involved, Work With Others."
Keep a positive attitude. Do the best job you can because hard work pays off and always be ready for a new challenge.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 39%
Software Knowledge
up arrow 22%
Inside Sales
up arrow 19%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 18%
Customer Relations
up arrow 16%
Phone Support
up arrow 16%
Computer Service
up arrow 10%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 10%
Sales
up arrow 9%
Customer Service
up arrow 8%
Customer Service Metrics
up arrow 7%
Sales Management
up arrow 2%
National Average
$22,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 49% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 49%
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