A Sales Associate in Los Angeles, California earns an average wage of $10.59 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Account Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Inside Sales, Microsoft Excel, and Account Sales. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$29,087 - $76,149
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$29K
$45K
$76K
MEDIAN: $45,000
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$9.04 - $17.07
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$29,087 - $76,149  
   
Bonus
$10.30 - $29,087  
Profit Sharing
$150.00  
Commission
$0.00 - $37,480  
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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$19,351 - $61,326  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.04 - $17.07  
   
Overtime
$5.21 - $28.20  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$10.30 - $29,087  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $37,480  
Profit Sharing
$150.00  
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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$19,351 - $61,326  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 52%


National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 89%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 52%

Inside Sales
up arrow 46%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 43%

Account Sales
up arrow 37%

Design
up arrow 25%

Sales Management
up arrow 20%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

National Average
$28,000

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Merchandising
up arrow 2%


Spanish Language
up arrow 17%

up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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