A Sales Associate in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $10.16 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Account Sales, Field Sales, Microsoft Office, and Computer Service. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$22,200 - $95,000
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$41K
$95K
MEDIAN: $40,587
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$9.00 - $15.47
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$22,200 - $95,000  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$45.00  
Commission
$0.00 - $60,000  
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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$19,153 - $69,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.00 - $15.47  
   
Overtime
$16.55  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $60,000  
Profit Sharing
$45.00  
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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$19,153 - $69,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 167%


Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$23,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 87%

Account Sales
up arrow 82%

Field Sales
up arrow 78%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 69%

Computer Service
up arrow 46%

Technical Sales
up arrow 21%

Inside Sales
up arrow 15%

Customer Relations
up arrow 11%

Sales
up arrow 11%

National Average
$23,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Merchandising
up arrow 6%

Spanish Language
up arrow 6%

up arrow 7%

Cash Handling
up arrow 7%

Organizing
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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