Sales Associate at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc Salary

The average Sales Associate at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc can expect to rake in roughly $9.17 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $7.73 per hour to $12.21. Total incomes of Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $1K from bonuses and close to $1K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $16K and $26K. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc making up 51 percent of survey respondents. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — just over a half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by nearly two in five and dental plans are enjoyed by just under a third. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$7.73 - $12.21
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$7
$9
$12
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.73 - $12.21  
   
Overtime
$1.00 - $19.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $993  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$48.48 - $1,495  
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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$16,097 - $25,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 522
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

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


The average inexperienced worker earns $19K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $21K. Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc bring in $25K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $20K.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc Reviews

What is it like working as a Sales Associate at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc?

Sales Associate in Thomaston:
"Time flies."
Pros: Many different things to do and learn. Easy to lose track of time. I want to do more work when my shift is over.Fun.
Cons: Lifting bulky items and a little sore feet .

Sales Associate in Forsyth:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: That everyone is friendly and helps you out if you need any; Has a great happy atmosphere; management is nice.
Cons: I don't get enough hours so it makes me not want to work hard as I'd like and need to; makes me not want to be dependable; I need to move around (I can't stay in one department or do the same things all the time)... I'd like it If you would also have a better chance to move up in the company (age doesn't matter!) Give us younger people a chance! :)

Sales Associate in New Bern:
"It has its days but its super stressful the management team."
Pros: Getting to help others and making them happy.
Cons: The stress is way to much and they don't give out overtime.

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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$19,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Cash Handling
up arrow 3%

Merchandising
up arrow 3%

Retail
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Inside Sales
up arrow 2%

Sales Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Sales
up arrow 1%

National Average
$19,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Computer Service
up arrow 2%

Spanish Language
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
medical benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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