The average pay for a Sales Associate in Charleston, South Carolina is $9.85 per hour. A skill in Account Sales is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$35,000 - $51,000
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$41K
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MEDIAN: $40,688
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$7.28 - $14.90
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$40,688  
   
Commission
$13,250  
Total Pay (?
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$15,305 - $51,697  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.28 - $14.90  
   
Overtime
$22.49  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Commission
$13,250  
   
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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$15,305 - $51,697  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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About Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston County, South Carolina
135,524
Male:
63,956 (47.2%)
Female:
71,568 (52.8%)
Charleston is the oldest and second-largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers, or, as is locally expressed, "where the Cooper and Ashley Rivers come together to form the Atlantic Ocean." Charleston had an estimated population of 132,609 in 2015. The population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties, was counted by the 2015 estimate at 727,689—the third-largest in the state—and the 78th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States. Charleston was founded as Charles Town—honoring King Charles II of England—in 1670. Its initial location at Albemarle Point on the west bank...
Charleston:
$61,993
South Carolina:
$47,238
$1,119
Charleston:
$293,500
South Carolina:
$148,600
3.1%

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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Account Sales
up arrow 72%

National Average
$23,000

Cash Handling
up arrow 6%

Customer Relations
up arrow 6%

Organizing
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Retail
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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