Sales Associates at JCPenney can expect to earn an average of $8.94 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, about a seventh enjoy medical and dental coverage, and nearly one in ten have vision insurance, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$7.78 - $11.19
(Median)
$7
$8
$11
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.78 - $11.19  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12  
Overtime
$9.19 - $16.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$176.00  
   
Commission
$2,100  
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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$16,254 - $23,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$19,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Computer Service
up arrow 17%

Inside Sales
up arrow 6%

Account Sales
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Merchandising
up arrow 3%

Spanish Language
up arrow 3%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Cash Handling
up arrow 1%

Organizing
0%

National Average
$19,000

Retail
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 78%
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