Sales Associate Salary at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc

Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc pull down an average of $8.87 per hour. Earnings sit near $7.60 per hour on the lower side but can approach $11.91 on the higher side. Some workers in this field — just over a half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than two-fifths and dental plans are enjoyed by slightly less than a third. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (52 percent) who responded to the survey. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$7.60 - $11.91
(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
$7.60 - $11.91  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $19.10  
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.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $884  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$24.24 - $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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$15,865 - $25,340  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 424
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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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $18K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $21K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc make a median salary of $26K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $20K.

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



Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$19,000


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

Inside Sales
up arrow 4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Cash Handling
up arrow 3%

Retail
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Merchandising
up arrow 1%

Account Sales
up arrow 1%

Organizing
0%

Sales Management
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$19,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 4%

Computer Service
up arrow 7%

Technical Sales
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 54%
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