Average Sales Associate Hourly Pay in New York, New York

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The average hourly pay for a Sales Associate in New York, New York is $12.07.
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $17
$498 - $39,594
Profit Sharing
$253 - $118,359
$491 - $33,233
Total Pay
$20,340 - $78,832

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Job Description for Sales Associate

Popular Employer Salaries for Sales Associate

The top respondents for the job title Sales Associate are from the companies Macy's, Inc., The Gap Inc. and The Home Depot Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Macy's, Inc. where the average pay is $11.57. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Home Depot Inc. and The Gap Inc., earning around $11.40 and $11.22, respectively. Forever 21, Inc. pays the lowest at around $9.24. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc and The Disney Store also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.87 and $10.05, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Sales Associate

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

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 $11.24 based on 80 salaries. An early career Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.72 based on 538 salaries. A mid-career Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.97 based on 172 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.00 based on 85 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Sales Associate in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 2.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (16.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (16.0% less) and Miami, Florida (15.7% less).

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