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Sales Associate Salary at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc

Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc pull down an average of $8.72 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $7.55 per hour and $11.80. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc making up 52 percent of survey respondents. Although about two in five have medical coverage and just under a third have dental coverage, the greater part claim no health benefits at all. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$7.55 - $11.80
(Median)
$7
$8
$12
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.55 - $11.80  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $19.05  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $912  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$24.24 - $1,649  
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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$15,764 - $25,208  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 405

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $18K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $22K. Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc see a median salary of $26K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $20K.

 
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Experience Affects Sales Associate at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$18,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc Salaries

Inside Sales
up arrow 6%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Retail
up arrow 3%

Cash Handling
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Merchandising
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
0%

Sales Management
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$18,000

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Spanish Language
up arrow 2%

Computer Service
up arrow 5%

Technical Sales
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 56%
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