Average Sales Associate with Strategic Sales Skills Hourly Pay

$10.39
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$2,500
Bonus
$10,000
Commission
$667
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Sales Associate with Strategic Sales skills is $10.39.
10%
$7.89
10%
$10.39
50%
$18.42
90%
90%
MEDIAN $10.39
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $18
Bonus
$1,000 - $5,087
Profit Sharing
$0 - $667
Commission
$0 - $53,829
Total Pay
$17,526 - $104,500

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Job Description for Sales Associate

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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Sales Associate
Retail Store Manager
Administrative Assistant
Retail Store Assistant Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Sales Associate

Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing, Customer Relations, Cash Handling, Retail and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

An early career Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.31 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.78 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.00 based on 5 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 45 survey responses.
Early Career
66.7%
Mid Career
22.2%
Experienced
11.1%