The average pay for a Sales Associate with Technical Sales skills is C$11.83 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$25,330 - C$77,566
C$25K
C$42K
C$78K
MEDIAN: C$41,606
10%
50%
90%
C$10.63 - C$16.23
C$11
C$12
C$16
MEDIAN: C$11.79
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$77K
Salary C$25,330 - C$77,566
Bonus C$197 - C$20,000
Profit Sharing C$650
Commission C$39.73 - C$35,078
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$22,454 - C$55,729
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 112
Hourly Data C$0C$30
Hourly Rate C$10.63 - C$16.23
Hourly Tips C$1.59
Overtime C$11.84 - C$30.64
Annual Data C$0C$55K
Bonus C$197 - C$20,000
Commission C$39.73 - C$35,078
Profit Sharing C$650
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$22,454 - C$55,729
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 281

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$25,000 based on 150 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$28,000 based on 54 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$41,000 based on 38 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$44,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$27,244

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
▲62%

Experienced
▲49%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
C$27,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 45%