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Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate Salary

Average Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates make around $9.78 per hour. Total incomes of Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $3K from bonuses and close to $3K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $16K and $36K. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. More than half of Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates (60 percent) survey participants are women. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to one-half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by half and dental insurance is reported by over a third. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$24,123 - $44,227
(Median)
$24K
$32K
$44K
MEDIAN: $32,202
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$7.73 - $14.22
(Median)
$7
$9
$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
$24,123 - $44,227  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,950  
Profit Sharing
$44.38 - $2,534  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,035  
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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$16,458 - $35,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 165
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
$7.73 - $14.22  
   
Overtime
$7.71 - $22.41  
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 - $2,950  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,035  
Profit Sharing
$44.38 - $2,534  
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).
)
$16,458 - $35,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 699
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The lowest salaries can be found at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. — median pay is $21K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $17K and only reaching $26K.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 35%

Inside Sales
up arrow 14%

Phone Support
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Customer Relations
up arrow 12%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 11%

Sales
up arrow 8%

Computer Service
up arrow 8%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 8%

Customer Service Metrics
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Sales Management
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National Average
$23,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 154 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 49%