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Sales Associate Salary at JCPenney

For Sales Associates at JCPenney, hourly average wages total $8.41 per hour. Earnings sit near $7.45 per hour on the lower side but can approach $10.79 on the higher side. Approximately one in four enjoy medical while roughly a sixth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-seventh. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Sales Associates at JCPenney making up 71 percent. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$7.45 - $10.79
(Median)
$7
$8
$11
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$5$10$15
Hourly Rate
$7.45 - $10.79  
   
Overtime
$10.68 - $14.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$10K$20K$30K
Bonus
$0.00 - $152.05  
   
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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$15,592 - $22,870  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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Experience Affects Sales Associate at JCPenney Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$18,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate at JCPenney Salaries

Cash Handling
up arrow 2%

Retail
up arrow 1%

Merchandising
0%

National Average
$18,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Computer Service
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 25% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 73%