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Average Sales Associate with Sales Management Skills Hourly Pay

$10.81
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$2,948
Bonus
$4,884
Commission
$550
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The average hourly pay for a Sales Associate with Sales Management skills is $10.81.
10%
$8.28
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$10.81
90%
$15.96
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $16
Bonus
$104 - $19,690
Profit Sharing
$101 - $19,866
Commission
$590 - $30,201
Total Pay
$18,159 - $57,767
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What Do Sales Associates Do?

The top respondents for the job title Sales Associate are from the companies Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, The Home Depot Inc. and Dollar General Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Best Buy where the average pay is $11.24. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and The Home Depot Inc., earning around $11.08 and $10.95, respectively. Dollar General Corporation pays the lowest at around $7.74. JCPenney and The Gap Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.85 and $10.42, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Sales Associates?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associates?

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 $9.98 based on 102 salaries. An early career Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.71 based on 504 salaries. A mid-career Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.46 based on 191 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.10 based on 172 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 Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 38.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (14.3% more) and San Diego, California (13.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (5.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,035 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.9%
Early Career
48.7%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
16.6%
Late Career
6.4%