Sales Associate at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc Salary

Average Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc make around $9.94 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $8.86 per hour and $12.19. In the world of Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, overall income ranges from $18K near the bottom to $26K at the top; this can include more than $1K from bonuses and more than $1K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. While some workers in this profession — a little over a half — do not have any health coverage, close to two-fifths do receive medical benefits and one in three have dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$12,571 - $18,000
$16K
MEDIAN: $15,600
50%

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$8.86 - $12.19
$8
$9
$12
MEDIAN: $9.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$9K$18K$27K
Salary
$15,600  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $1,252  
Profit Sharing
$51.52 - $1,163  
Commission
$0.00 - $2,741  
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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$18,401 - $25,719  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.86 - $12.19  
   
Overtime
$5.11 - $19.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$103.04 - $1,252  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,741  
Profit Sharing
$51.52 - $1,163  
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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$18,401 - $25,719  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 494

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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 worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $20K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $22K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc make a median salary of $23K. Sales Associates at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $20K.

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Q: 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.

Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 99 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

▲13%

▲6%

National Average
$21,000

▼2%

▼3%

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries


Technical Sales
▲2%



Computer Service
▲1%

Retail
▼0%

Cash Handling
▼0%

Organizing
▼0%

Merchandising
▼0%

Inside Sales
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$21,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Spanish Language
▼3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼3%

Sales
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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