Sales Associates with Account Sales skills can expect to earn an average of $10.38 per hour. Total incomes of Sales Associates with Account Sales skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $23K from bonuses and close to $6K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $18K and $66K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by location, but the company and experience level are influential factors as well. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by over one-half and dental coverage is claimed by just over two-fifths. The majority of Sales Associates with Account Sales skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Sales Associates with Account Sales skills making up 52 percent of survey respondents. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$24,622 - $69,033  
   
Bonus
$503 - $23,417  
Profit Sharing
$76.60 - $5,980  
Commission
$9.64 - $35,050  
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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$18,264 - $66,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 423
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.09 - $16.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $8.62  
Overtime
$9.93 - $29.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$503 - $23,417  
   
Commission
$9.64 - $35,050  
Profit Sharing
$76.60 - $5,980  
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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$18,264 - $66,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 552
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The Home Depot Inc., State Farm Insurance Company, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Macy's, Inc., and Sherwin Williams Co. are top-notch employers for Sales Associates with Account Sales skills in this area. Although State Farm Insurance Company heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $31K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $22K to $51K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider The Home Depot Inc., Macy's, Inc., and Sherwin Williams Co., top-paying firms where Sales Associates with Account Sales skills rake in a decent $22K, $21K, or $21K, respectively.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at JCPenney ($20K), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc ($21K), and Sherwin Williams Co. ($21K).

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $29K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $36K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Sales Associates with Account Sales skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $43K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $42K.

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National Average
$32,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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