Sales Associate Salary at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc

The average Sales Associate at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc can expect to rake in roughly $8.85 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $7.59 per hour and $11.81. Although over one-half lack health benefits of any kind, more than two-fifths do enjoy medical insurance, and just under one in three get dental coverage, too. For the most part, people in this position 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 figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$7.59 - $11.81
(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
$7.59 - $11.81  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $19.07  
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 - $912  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$24.66 - $1,536  
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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$15,832 - $25,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 423
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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.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $21K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $18K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc make a median salary of $26K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $20K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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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


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%

Organizing
0%

Sales Management
0%

National Average
$19,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 4%

Computer Service
up arrow 7%

Technical Sales
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 55%
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