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Sales Associate Salary at JCPenney

Median pay for Sales Associates at JCPenney lies in the neighborhood of $8.56 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $7.52 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $11.59. Female Sales Associates at JCPenney make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Though the majority of Sales Associates at JCPenney do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Medical benefits are awarded to one-fourth, and roughly a sixth earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$7.52 - $11.59
(Median)
$7
$8
$12
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$5$10$15
Hourly Rate
$7.52 - $11.59  
   
Overtime
$10.68 - $14.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$10K$20K$30K
Bonus
$0.00 - $103.04  
   
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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$15,714 - $24,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Experience Affects Sales Associate at JCPenney Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$18,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate at JCPenney Salaries

Computer Service
up arrow 11%

Merchandising
up arrow 5%

Cash Handling
up arrow 2%

Retail
up arrow 1%

National Average
$18,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Organizing
up arrow 3%

Customer Relations
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 75%
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