Sales Associate Salary at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc

Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc pull down an average of $8.92 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $7.63 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $11.87. While some workers in this profession — just over a half — do not have any health coverage, more than two-fifths do receive medical benefits and just under one in three have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc making up 53 percent of survey respondents. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$7.63 - $11.87

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.63 - $11.87  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $19.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $916  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$37.50 - $1,500  
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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$15,916 - $25,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 431
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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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $18K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $21K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $26K in this role. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $20K.

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



Late-Career
up arrow 5%

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%

Sales Management
up arrow 2%

Account Sales
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Merchandising
up arrow 1%

Organizing
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$19,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 4%

Computer Service
up arrow 6%

Technical Sales
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

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: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 55%
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