A Sales Associate at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc earns an average wage of $8.54 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Cash Handling, Inside Sales, and Merchandising. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Sales Associate at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc Total Pay (?
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$7.53 - $11.33
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.53 - $11.33  
   
Overtime
$0.98 - $18.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $998  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $-0.47  
Profit Sharing
$72.72 - $1,649  
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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$15,715 - $24,163  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 436
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Sales Associate at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
$18,000

Skills That Affect Sales Associate at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc Salaries

Cash Handling
up arrow 21%
Inside Sales
up arrow 20%
Merchandising
up arrow 18%
up arrow 6%
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
Organizing
up arrow 3%
Sales Management
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
National Average
$18,000
Computer Service
up arrow 1%
Spanish Language
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 3 out of 5 based on 82 votes.
Gender
Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 60%
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