Sales Associate in San Diego, California Salary

A Sales Associate in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $10.25 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Account Sales, Microsoft Office, Computer Service, Technical Sales, and Field Sales. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$23,910 - $87,262
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$39K
$87K
MEDIAN: $38,884
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$9.24 - $15.58
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MEDIAN: $10.42
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Salary
$23,910 - $87,262  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $67,871  
Total Pay (?
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$19,931 - $63,355  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Hourly Rate
$9.24 - $15.58  
   
Overtime
$16.55  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$4,000  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $67,871  
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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$19,931 - $63,355  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

Pay by Experience for a Sales Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 77 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 $26,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 16 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 $51,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
▲115%

▲43%

▲10%

National Average
$24,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Account Sales
▲74%

Microsoft Office
▲62%

Computer Service
▲40%

Technical Sales
▲16%

Field Sales
▲6%

Sales
▲6%

Sales Management
▲1%

National Average
$24,000

Customer Relations
▼5%


Inside Sales
▼6%

Merchandising
▼9%

▼10%

▼10%

Organizing
▼10%

Spanish Language
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 49%
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