$17,849
Avg. Salary
$10.53
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$409

Bonus

$488

Profit Sharing

$0.00

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Sales Associate is $10.53 per hour.

The average pay for a Sales Associate is $17,849 per year.

10%
$9.08
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$10.53
50%
$13.03
90%
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MEDIAN $10.53
10%
$12k
10%
$18k
50%
$27k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $17,849
$11,960 - $27,148
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MEDIAN: $17,849
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$0$27K
Salary $11,960 - $27,148
Bonus $101 - $1,232
Profit Sharing $191 - $1,012
Commission $0.00 - $0.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,855 - $27,662
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $9.08 - $13.03
Overtime $13.19 - $20.20
Annual Data $0$27K
Bonus $101 - $1,232
Commission $0.00 - $0.00
Profit Sharing $191 - $1,012
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$18,855 - $27,662
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 760

Job Description for Sales Associate

Sales associates often work in department stores. They answering customers’ questions, solve product concerns, and sometimes act as cashiers. Sales associates can also work in fields like telemarketing and auto sales.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

Pay by Experience for a Sales Associate has a neutral trend. An entry-level Sales Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 347 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 62 salaries. A Sales Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-8%

National Average: $22,087

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Houston is the lowest-paying area, 5 percent south of the national average.

Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 237 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$22,000

▼7%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

National Average
$22,000


Account Sales
▼2%




Retail
▼5%

Cash Handling
▼5%


Merchandising
▼5%

Inside Sales
▼5%

Organizing
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼6%



Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 237 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 51%