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Sales Associate Salary at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc

Pay for Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc sits in the ballpark of $8.64 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $7.54 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $11.80. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Although just over two-fifths have medical coverage and just under one in three have dental coverage, more than half claim no health benefits at all. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc making up 51 percent of survey respondents. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$7.54 - $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
$7.54 - $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.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $906  
   
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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$15,739 - $25,265  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 389

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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 worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $18K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $22K. Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $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 10%

National Average
$18,000


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

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 27%

Inside Sales
up arrow 7%

Retail
up arrow 3%

Cash Handling
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Sales Management
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$18,000

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Merchandising
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 3%

Computer Service
up arrow 5%

Organizing
up arrow 6%

Technical Sales
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 55%