Sales Associate in Charlotte, North Carolina Salary

A substantial slice of final earnings for Sales Associates in Charlotte, N.C. (approximately half) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $21K. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Charlotte Sales Associates. Some workers in this field — a majority — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by close to two-fifths and dental plans are enjoyed by just under a third. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$19,609 - $76,340
$20K
$31K
$76K
MEDIAN: $31,123
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$7.62 - $12.67
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MEDIAN: $9.56
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$19,609 - $76,340  
   
Bonus
$900  
Commission
$1,014 - $29,590  
Total Pay (?
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$16,222 - $49,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.62 - $12.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.30  
Overtime
$14.64  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$900  
   
Commission
$1,014 - $29,590  
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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$16,222 - $49,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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About Charlotte, North Carolina

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
827,121
Male:
396,646 (48.0%)
Female:
430,475 (52.0%)
Charlotte /ˈʃɑːrlət/ is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Mecklenburg County and the second largest city in the southeastern United States, just behind Jacksonville, Florida. Charlotte is the third fastest growing major city in the United States. In 2014, the estimated population of Charlotte according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 809,958, making it the 17th largest city in the United States based on population. The Charlotte metropolitan area ranks 22nd largest in the US and had a 2014 population of 2,380,314. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2014 U.S. Census population estimate of 2,537,990. Residents of Charlotte are referred to as "Charlotteans." It is listed as a "gamma-plus" global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east...
Charlotte:
$53,919
North Carolina:
$47,830
$978
Charlotte:
$188,800
North Carolina:
$160,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

Pay by Experience for a Sales Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 61 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 16 salaries. A Sales Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

▲21%

Experienced
▲21%

National Average
$21,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Field Sales
▲162%

Account Sales
▲99%

Account Management
▲60%

Spanish Language
▲48%

Microsoft Office
▲19%

Inside Sales
▲2%

National Average
$21,000


Organizing
▼2%

Sales Management
▼6%


▼8%


Merchandising
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 59%