Sales Associate in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

A Sales Associate in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average wage of $10.50 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Account Sales, Account Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Microsoft Office, and Inside Sales.

$31,916 - $78,099
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$45K
$78K
MEDIAN: $44,752
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$8.96 - $15.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$31,916 - $78,099  
   
Bonus
$496.65 - $25,168  
Commission
$14,000  
Total Pay (?
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$19,314 - $83,043  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$8.96 - $15.00  
   
Overtime
$14.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$496.65 - $25,168  
   
Commission
$14,000  
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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$19,314 - $83,043  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

Pay by Experience for a Sales Associate has a negative trend. An entry-level Sales Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 57 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 5 salaries. A Sales Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

▲41%

National Average
$32,000

▼2%

Experienced
▼15%

Late-Career
▼17%

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Account Sales
▲103%

Account Management
▲73%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲57%

Microsoft Office
▲26%

Inside Sales
▲24%


National Average
$32,000

Sales Management
▼2%


Cash Handling
▼21%

Retail
▼23%

Organizing
▼29%

Merchandising
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 44%