Average Mid-Career Sales Associate with Retail Skills Hourly Pay

$11.01
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$610
Bonus
$3,473
Commission
$302
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Sales Associate with Retail skills is $11.01.
10%
$8.73
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$11.01
90%
$14.75
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $15
Bonus
$98 - $5,833
Profit Sharing
$102 - $1,490
Commission
$600 - $19,607
Total Pay
$18,348 - $34,826
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What Are Popular Skills for Sales Associates?

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

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 $9.87 based on 1,010 salaries. An early career Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.21 based on 6,401 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.79 based on 995 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 17.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.2% more) and Las Vegas, Nevada (9.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (6.5% less) and Houston, Texas (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 8,906 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.3%
Early Career
71.9%
Experienced
11.2%
Late Career
5.6%