A Sales Associate with Cash Handling skills earns an average wage of C$11.49 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

C$13,111 - C$45,302
C$13K
C$30K
C$45K
MEDIAN: C$29,594
10%
50%
90%
C$10.56 - C$14.53
C$11
C$12
C$15
MEDIAN: C$11.62
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$45K
Salary C$13,111 - C$45,302
Bonus C$61.28 - C$4,966
Profit Sharing C$97.87 - C$2,655
Commission C$0.00 - C$10,213
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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C$22,002 - C$32,430
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 68
Hourly Data C$0C$25
Hourly Rate C$10.56 - C$14.53
Hourly Tips C$0.07 - C$3.64
Overtime C$12.48 - C$25.50
Annual Data C$0C$32K
Bonus C$61.28 - C$4,966
Commission C$0.00 - C$10,213
Profit Sharing C$97.87 - C$2,655
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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C$22,002 - C$32,430
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 796

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.

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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 C$24,000 based on 506 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 C$26,000 based on 138 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$28,000 based on 60 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 C$28,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$24,481

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Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 164 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

▲16%

Late-Career
▲15%

▲6%

National Average
C$24,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 71%