A Sales Associate in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $9.95 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Account Management, Account Sales, Field Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Computer Service.

$24,599 - $94,363
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MEDIAN: $48,168
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$7.71 - $15.37
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$24,599 - $94,363  
   
Bonus
$150.00 - $10,241  
Commission
$0.00 - $30,201  
Total Pay (?
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$16,780 - $58,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$7.71 - $15.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.13  
Overtime
$5.96 - $28.49  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$150.00 - $10,241  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $30,201  
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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$16,780 - $58,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 36%


National Average
$24,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 127%

Account Sales
up arrow 82%

Field Sales
up arrow 82%


Computer Service
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Sales Management
up arrow 7%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Inside Sales
up arrow 2%

National Average
$24,000

Organizing
up arrow 12%

Merchandising
up arrow 14%


up arrow 15%

Cash Handling
up arrow 16%

Spanish Language
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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