Average Sales Associate Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$10.12
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,026
Bonus
$5,005
Commission
$1,150
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Sales Associate in Houston, Texas is $10.12.
10%
$8.02
MEDIAN
$10.12
90%
$14.82
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $15
Bonus
$245 - $10,304
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,150
Commission
$175 - $43,631
Total Pay
$17,040 - $55,182

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Job Description for Sales Associate

The top respondents for the job title Sales Associate are from the companies The Home Depot Inc., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and Academy Sports + Outdoors. Reported salaries are highest at Bath & Body Works Inc where the average pay is $11.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Home Depot Inc., earning around $10.80. JCPenney pays the lowest at around $8.50. Academy Sports + Outdoors also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.00.

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Popular Skills for Sales Associate

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

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 $9.34 based on 51 salaries. An early career Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.01 based on 234 salaries. A mid-career Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.47 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.21 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Employees with Sales Associate in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (22.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (14.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 416 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.3%
Early Career
56.3%
Mid Career
14.7%
Experienced
12.3%
Late Career
4.6%