Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Sales Associate is $11.93
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associates?
An early career Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.70 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.90 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate …Read more
What Do Sales Associates Do?
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.
Sales associates often enter sales data into computers, so it is important that associates be comfortable working with computers. Sales associates can either work part-time or full-time, and the hours can vary from business to business. In some cases, associates can have …Read more
- 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.
- 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.