The average pay for a Sales Associate with Merchandising skills is $9.73 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$16,913 - $59,287
(Median)
$17K
$36K
$59K
MEDIAN: $35,847
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$7.96 - $13.13
(Median)
$8
$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$16,913 - $59,287  
   
Bonus
$102.79 - $6,104  
Profit Sharing
$57.95 - $1,226  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,072  
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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$16,650 - $30,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.96 - $13.13  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.19 - $2.98  
Overtime
$9.20 - $21.84  
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
$102.79 - $6,104  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,072  
Profit Sharing
$57.95 - $1,226  
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).
)
$16,650 - $30,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,855
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 20%


National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 394 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 68%
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