A Sales Associate in Nashville, Tennessee earns an average wage of $9.36 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Inside Sales, Customer Relations, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Sales Management, and Organizing. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$23,270 - $69,766
(Median)
$23K
$32K
$70K
MEDIAN: $32,000
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$7.36 - $17.92
(Median)
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$18
MEDIAN: $9.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$23,270 - $69,766  
   
Bonus
$2,023  
Commission
$3,250  
Total Pay (?
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$15,721 - $47,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.36 - $17.92  
   
Overtime
$14.03  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$2,023  
   
Commission
$3,250  
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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$15,721 - $47,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 64%

Experienced
up arrow 58%

National Average
$25,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Inside Sales
up arrow 43%

Customer Relations
up arrow 23%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 22%

Sales Management
up arrow 18%

Organizing
up arrow 15%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

National Average
$25,000

Merchandising
up arrow 19%

Retail
up arrow 23%

Cash Handling
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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