A Sales Associate in Cincinnati, Ohio earns an average wage of $9.31 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Sales, Field Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Inside Sales, and Sales Management. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$15,125 - $61,825
(Median)
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$40K
$62K
MEDIAN: $40,000
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$8.09 - $14.54
(Median)
$8
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$15,125 - $61,825  
   
Bonus
$20,000  
Commission
$9,826  
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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$16,949 - $51,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.09 - $14.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.07  
Overtime
$14.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$20,000  
   
Commission
$9,826  
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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$16,949 - $51,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 76%

Late-Career
up arrow 65%

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$22,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 126%

Field Sales
up arrow 41%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 41%

Inside Sales
up arrow 27%

Sales Management
up arrow 21%

Merchandising
up arrow 1%

National Average
$22,000

Retail
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Customer Relations
up arrow 7%

Organizing
up arrow 9%

Cash Handling
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 57%
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