Sales Associate with Retail Skills Salary

The average wage for a Sales Associate with Retail skills is $9.64 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$14,548 - $58,790
$15K
$34K
$59K
MEDIAN: $33,621
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$7.93 - $12.67
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MEDIAN: $9.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$14,548 - $58,790  
   
Bonus
$101.32 - $4,941  
Profit Sharing
$73.97 - $1,237  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,625  
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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$16,576 - $29,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 327
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.93 - $12.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.11 - $2.62  
Overtime
$9.49 - $20.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$101.32 - $4,941  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,625  
Profit Sharing
$73.97 - $1,237  
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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$16,576 - $29,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6,161

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

Pay by Experience for a Sales Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 5,109 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 1,250 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 672 salaries. A Sales Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 217 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $20,384

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Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1153 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

▲26%

▲20%

▲7%

National Average
$20,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1153 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 72%