Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates lies in the neighborhood of $10.09 per hour. Bonuses, profit sharing, and commission all factor into final incomes for Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates. Ranging between $17K near the bottom and $38K near the top, total earnings can include up to $3K from bonuses and up to $11K from profit sharing, with a high-performing minority reaping commissions of $8K. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although approximately one-half have medical coverage and more than a third have dental coverage, close to one-half claim no health benefits at all. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. There are more female Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 61 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$22,382 - $44,318
(Median)
$22K
$33K
$44K
MEDIAN: $32,808
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$7.82 - $14.67
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MEDIAN: $10
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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
$22,382 - $44,318  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,127  
Profit Sharing
$32.97 - $10,665  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,243  
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 - $37,588  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.82 - $14.67  
   
Overtime
$7.47 - $23.00  
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 - $3,127  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,243  
Profit Sharing
$32.97 - $10,665  
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 - $37,588  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 614
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 31%

Sales Management
up arrow 21%

Customer Service Metrics
up arrow 21%

Phone Support
up arrow 12%

Inside Sales
up arrow 9%

Sales
up arrow 8%

Customer Relations
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Computer Service
up arrow 5%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

National Average
$24,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

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