£19,719
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£2,453

Profit Sharing

£5,000

Commission

£2,966

A Sales Associate earns an average salary of £19,381 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Salesforce, Field Sales, Account Management, Sales Management, and Technical Sales. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

£12,425 - £39,338
£12K
£20K
£39K
MEDIAN: £19,719
10%
50%
90%
£5.45 - £8.40
£5
£7
£8
MEDIAN: £7.12
10%
50%
90%
£0£39K
Salary £12,425 - £39,338
Bonus £199 - £18,246
Profit Sharing £5,000
Commission £0.00 - £12,164
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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£12,176 - £35,593
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 412
Hourly Data £0£11
Hourly Rate £5.45 - £8.40
Overtime £4.15 - £11.65
Annual Data £0£35K
Bonus £199 - £18,246
Commission £0.00 - £12,164
Profit Sharing £5,000
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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£12,176 - £35,593
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 316

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.

Sales Associate Pay By Employer

$0$31K

$21,225

$22,577

Macy's, Inc.
301 profiles
$19,955

JCPenney
233 profiles
$18,510

$16,513

Best Buy
169 profiles
$22,745

Target Corporation
120 profiles
$21,838

$23,453

Old Navy
113 profiles
$20,347

The Gap Inc.
112 profiles
$20,959

Common Career Paths for Sales Associate


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Popular Skills for Sales Associate

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 ₤17,000 based on 302 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 ₤18,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤18,000 based on 30 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 ₤18,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £17,101

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

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Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

▲4%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
₤17,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Salesforce
▲73%

Field Sales
▲31%

Account Management
▲29%

Sales Management
▲28%

Technical Sales
▲17%

Retail
▲10%

▲3%

National Average
₤17,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼13%

Cash Handling
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 71%