An average Retail Sales Associate in San Diego, Calif. can expect to take home roughly $10.50 per hour. Unfortunately, individuals in this position largely do not enjoy their jobs. More than two-fifths enjoy medical while less than one in ten get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to fewer than one in ten. There are more male Retail Sales Associates in San Diego, Calif. than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 63 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

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MEDIAN: $39,381
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$18
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,381  
   
Bonus
$350.00  
Commission
$5,500  
Total Pay (?
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$19,928 - $70,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.59 - $17.66  
   
Overtime
$16.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$350.00  
   
Commission
$5,500  
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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$19,928 - $70,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Experience Affects Retail Sales Associate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$24,000


Skills That Affect Retail Sales Associate Salaries

Client Interaction
up arrow 19%

National Average
$24,000

Cash Handling
up arrow 1%

Merchandising
up arrow 2%

Inventory Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Retail
up arrow 4%

Customer Relations
up arrow 4%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 13%

Organizing
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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