Sales Associate Salary at Best Buy (United States)

A Sales Associate at Best Buy earns an average wage of $9.11 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. A skill in Technical Sales is associated with high pay for this job.
Sales Associate at Best Buy Total Pay (?
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$7.79 - $11.89
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.79 - $11.89  
   
Overtime
$11.58 - $17.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,200  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $250.00  
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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$16,361 - $26,199  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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What is it like working as a Sales Associate at Best Buy?
Sales Associate in Glen Burnie:
"Its Good."
Pros: Love helping customers find the perfect electronic for them.
Cons: Been there 2 years still am not full time feels like I'm not appreciated all of the time.

Experience Affects Sales Associate at Best Buy Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%
National Average
$19,000

Skills That Affect Sales Associate at Best Buy Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 11%
Sales
up arrow 9%
Cash Handling
up arrow 6%
Customer Relations
up arrow 1%
Customer Service
0%
Computer Service
0%
Inside Sales
0%
National Average
$19,000
Retail
up arrow 1%
Sales Management
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 32 votes.
Gender
Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 68%
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