Average Mid-Career Sales Associate with Merchandising Skills Hourly Pay

$11.07
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$518
Bonus
$2,449
Commission
$400
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Sales Associate with Merchandising skills is $11.07.
10%
$8.78
MEDIAN
$11.07
90%
$14.56
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $15
Bonus
$81 - $5,051
Profit Sharing
$59 - $3,041
Commission
$89 - $18,894
Total Pay
$18,424 - $34,163

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Popular Skills for Sales Associate

Skills in Customer Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing, Cash Handling, Retail and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

An entry-level Sales Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.68 based on 245 salaries. An early career Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.13 based on 1,979 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.04 based on 437 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $12.
Employees with Sales Associate in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (15.4% more) and Denver, Colorado (11.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.2% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,852 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.6%
Early Career
69.4%
Experienced
15.3%
Late Career
6.7%