Sales Associates in Washington, District of Columbia can expect to earn an average of $10.81 per hour. Although close to a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Women make up a slight majority of Washington Sales Associates (50 percent) survey respondents. Male Sales Associates in Washington are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 50 percent of the field. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$30,664 - $101,367  
   
Bonus
$154.56 - $48,479  
Commission
$-0.50 - $60,820  
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$21,042 - $76,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $18.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.50  
Overtime
$17.25  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$154.56 - $48,479  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $60,820  
Total Pay (?
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$21,042 - $76,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
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Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
067
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 26%


National Average
$36,000

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 39%

Account Management
up arrow 36%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 33%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 27%

Inside Sales
up arrow 26%

Sales
up arrow 6%

Account Sales
up arrow 5%

National Average
$36,000

Customer Relations
up arrow 29%

Customer Service
up arrow 30%

Retail
up arrow 36%

Cash Handling
up arrow 37%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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