Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate Salary

Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates take home an average $10.15 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $4K and $11K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates can bottom out near $17K or peak near $38K depending on individual performance. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — half — do not have any health coverage, close to one-half do receive medical benefits and more than a third have dental insurance. Female Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (62 percent) are women. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$23,489 - $44,518

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$7.85 - $14.74

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,489 - $44,518  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,781  
Profit Sharing
$32.68 - $10,766  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,696  
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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$16,703 - $37,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.85 - $14.74  
   
Overtime
$7.38 - $22.71  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,781  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,696  
Profit Sharing
$32.68 - $10,766  
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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$16,703 - $37,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 600
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Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) offers the best pay with a median salary of $31K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $26K and maxing out at just $34K.

The Home Depot Inc. doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $22K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $30K and scope of pay is rather limited.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 30%

Customer Service Metrics
up arrow 24%

Sales Management
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Phone Support
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Inside Sales
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Sales
up arrow 8%

Customer Relations
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
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Computer Service
up arrow 4%

Marketing Communications
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National Average
$24,000

Customer Service
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Software Knowledge
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 49% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 48%
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