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.

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MEDIAN: $48,168
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$7.71 - $15.37
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Salary
$24,599 - $94,363  
   
Bonus
$150.00 - $10,241  
Commission
$0.00 - $30,201  
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$16,780 - $58,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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$7.71 - $15.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.13  
Overtime
$5.96 - $28.49  
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$150.00 - $10,241  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $30,201  
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$16,780 - $58,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 171

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

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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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