Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate Salary

The average Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associate earns approximately $10.17 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $8K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates spread between $17K and $38K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although close to one-half have medical coverage and roughly two-fifths have dental coverage, slightly less than one-half claim no health benefits at all. The majority of Entry-Level Customer Service Sales Associates (62 percent) who took the survey are female. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,121 - $47,552
(Median)
$23K
$34K
$48K
MEDIAN: $34,055
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$7.91 - $15.03
(Median)
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$15
MEDIAN: $10
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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$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,121 - $47,552  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,792  
Profit Sharing
$30.97 - $8,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,728  
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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$16,859 - $38,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.91 - $15.03  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.33  
Overtime
$7.54 - $23.51  
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 - $4,792  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,728  
Profit Sharing
$30.97 - $8,000  
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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$16,859 - $38,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 664
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Although salaries only range from $26K to just $35K, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $31K.

The Home Depot Inc. offers the least pay with a median salary of $22K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $30K.

Customer Service Sales Associate Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Customer Service Sales Associate in Orlando:
"Customer service."
Know the company benefits that are offered to shoppers. Know your products and your competitors.

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.

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Skills That Affect Customer Service Sales Associate Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 33%

Customer Service Metrics
up arrow 23%

Sales Management
up arrow 13%

Phone Support
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Inside Sales
up arrow 8%

Sales
up arrow 8%

Customer Relations
up arrow 6%

Computer Service
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Software Knowledge
0%

National Average
$24,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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