Sales Associates with Computer Service skills can expect to earn an average of $9.91 per hour. Total cash earnings of Sales Associates with Computer Service skills range from $17K on the low end to $37K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $4K, respectively. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geographic location, but experience level and the particular employer are influential factors as well. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than a third and dental insurance is reported by one-fourth. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$17,617 - $54,498
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$54K
MEDIAN: $33,142
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$7.98 - $13.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$17,617 - $54,498  
   
Bonus
$50.67 - $9,863  
Profit Sharing
$48.48 - $3,606  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,071  
Total Pay (?
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$16,726 - $36,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.98 - $13.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.14 - $3.72  
Overtime
$11.61 - $24.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$50.67 - $9,863  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,071  
Profit Sharing
$48.48 - $3,606  
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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$16,726 - $36,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 724

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Known for taking on a considerable number of Sales Associates with Computer Service skills, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, The Home Depot Inc., Best Buy, JCPenney, and Macy's, Inc. are leading firms in the industry. Sales Associates with Computer Service skills in search of the best pay head to Best Buy, where the median salary rolls in at $23K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $25K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $20K. The Home Depot Inc., JCPenney, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc also offer top salaries for Sales Associates with Computer Service skills. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $22K, $22K, and $21K, respectively.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at TJ Maxx Inc, Staples, Inc., and AutoZone, Inc.. Those companies pay a median salary of $19K.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Sales Associates with Computer Service skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $21K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $23K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $28K in this role. Sales Associates with Computer Service skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $29K.

Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 137 votes.
061
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$21,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 137 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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