Sales Associate with Account Sales Skills Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Sales Associates with Account Sales skills ; the average employee scrapes together only around $41K per year. Overall compensation packages to Sales Associates with Account Sales skills range from $18K on the low end to $71K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $20K and profit sharing that approaches $6K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $48K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geographic location, but the company and years of experience are influential factors as well. Most Sales Associates with Account Sales skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and about one-half receive dental plans. Male Sales Associates with Account Sales skills are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$25,641 - $70,738
(Median)
$26K
$41K
$71K
MEDIAN: $41,476
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$7.85 - $17.12
(Median)
$7
$10
$17
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$25,641 - $70,738  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,998  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $5,946  
Commission
$0.00 - $47,509  
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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$18,109 - $70,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 648
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$7.85 - $17.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $7.07  
Overtime
$7.47 - $29.69  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,998  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $47,509  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $5,946  
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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$18,109 - $70,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 585
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The Home Depot Inc., State Farm Insurance Company, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Macy's, Inc., and Dollar General Corporation are all popular places to work. State Farm Insurance Company does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $31K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $23K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $51K.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $31K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $38K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $44K in this role. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $43K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

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National Average
$35,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 195 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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