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Sales Associate Salary in San Diego, California

A Sales Associate in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $9.96 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, Inside Sales, Computer Service, and Sales. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$26,077 - $96,326
(Median)
$26K
$40K
$96K
MEDIAN: $40,092
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$8.08 - $14.82
(Median)
$8
$10
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$26,077 - $96,326  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,277  
Commission
$875 - $49,495  
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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$17,660 - $67,438  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.08 - $14.82  
   
Overtime
$5.11 - $28.23  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,277  
   
Commission
$875 - $49,495  
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).
)
$17,660 - $67,438  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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Experience Affects Sales Associate in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate in San Diego, California Salaries

Account Sales
up arrow 39%

Inside Sales
up arrow 36%

Computer Service
up arrow 19%

Sales
up arrow 13%

Spanish Language
up arrow 8%

Technical Sales
up arrow 2%

National Average
$28,000

Organizing
up arrow 5%


Retail
up arrow 25%

Merchandising
up arrow 25%

Cash Handling
up arrow 26%

Customer Relations
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 38%