Average Sales Associate Hourly Pay at Target Corporation

$10.94
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$2,001
Bonus
$0
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Sales Associate at Target Corporation is $10.94.
10%
$9.26
10%
$10.94
50%
$12.52
90%
90%
MEDIAN $10.94
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $13
Bonus
$0 - $2,001
Total Pay
$19,174 - $26,204

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Job Description for Sales Associate

The top respondents for the job title Sales Associate are from the companies Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, The Home Depot Inc. and Macy's, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Best Buy where the average pay is $11.42. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Home Depot Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, earning around $11.08 and $10.52, respectively. Dollar General Corporation pays the lowest at around $8.02. JCPenney and Macy's, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.03 and $9.84, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Sales Associate. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Sales Associate
Retail Store Assistant Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 Customer Relations, Organizing, 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 $10.72 based on 39 salaries. An early career Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.88 based on 96 salaries. A mid-career Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.14 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $12.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 167 survey responses.
Entry Level
23.4%
Early Career
57.5%
Mid Career
15.6%
Late Career
3.6%