A Sales Associate in Seattle, Washington earns an average wage of $11.67 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Account Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Account Sales, Field Sales, and Sales Management. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$30,251 - $71,954
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MEDIAN: $45,781
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$9.69 - $17.02
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,251 - $71,954  
   
Bonus
$177.39 - $44,385  
Commission
$242.40 - $29,900  
Total Pay (?
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$20,566 - $62,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $17.02  
   
Overtime
$22.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$177.39 - $44,385  
   
Commission
$242.40 - $29,900  
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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$20,566 - $62,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
662,064
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 62%

Late-Career
up arrow 61%


National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 69%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 52%

Account Sales
up arrow 38%

Field Sales
up arrow 17%

Sales Management
up arrow 16%

Inside Sales
up arrow 14%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

National Average
$33,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Technical Sales
up arrow 11%

up arrow 19%

Customer Service
up arrow 20%

Merchandising
up arrow 22%

Organizing
up arrow 28%

Cash Handling
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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