A Sales Associate with Microsoft Office skills earns an average wage of $9.89 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$20,684 - $59,055
(Median)
$21K
$38K
$59K
MEDIAN: $38,401
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$7.95 - $14.35
(Median)
$7
$9
$14
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,684 - $59,055  
   
Bonus
$103.42 - $10,228  
Profit Sharing
$75.00 - $3,750  
Commission
$0.00 - $26,180  
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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$16,834 - $46,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 210
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.95 - $14.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.01  
Overtime
$10.16 - $26.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$103.42 - $10,228  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $26,180  
Profit Sharing
$75.00 - $3,750  
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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$16,834 - $46,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 826
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%

Experienced
up arrow 44%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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