A Sales Associate earns an average salary of AU$46,646 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$34,500 - AU$64,781
AU$35K
AU$47K
AU$65K
MEDIAN: AU$47,423
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50%
90%
AU$16.94 - AU$24.87
AU$17
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.33
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$64K
Salary AU$34,500 - AU$64,781
Bonus AU$405 - AU$20,415
Profit Sharing AU$6,000
Commission AU$5.03 - AU$19,691
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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AU$35,537 - AU$64,205
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 311
Hourly Data AU$0AU$39
Hourly Rate AU$16.94 - AU$24.87
Hourly Tips AU$1.27
Overtime AU$16.48 - AU$39.21
Annual Data AU$0AU$64K
Bonus AU$405 - AU$20,415
Commission AU$5.03 - AU$19,691
Profit Sharing AU$6,000
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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AU$35,537 - AU$64,205
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 256

Job Description for Sales Associate

Sales associates often work in department stores. They answering customers’ questions, solve product concerns, and sometimes act as cashiers. Sales associates can also work in fields like telemarketing and auto sales.

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Sales Associate Tasks

  • Process payment for products or service, may maintain customer preference records.
  • Assist the customer in selecting products/services, answer questions and check for stock and availability.
  • Attend special training of products/services to understand the product features, trends or styles of the products/services.
  • Sell the organization's products/services to new or established customers typically via walk-in business.

Common Career Paths for Sales Associate


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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

Pay by Experience for a Sales Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 420 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 55 salaries. A Sales Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,971

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Q: What is it like working as a Sales Associate?

Sales Associate in Darwin:
"Good workplace and great team to work with."
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Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

▲12%

▲11%

▲8%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

▲4%

National Average
AU$46,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 91%