Average Early-Career Sales Associate with Retail Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$11.46
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Sales Associate with Retail skills in San Diego, California is $11.46.
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$9.96
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$11.46
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$13.68
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Job Description for Sales Associate

Sales Associate Tasks
  • Attend special training of products/services to understand the product features, trends or styles of the products/services.
  • Sell the organization's products/services to new or established customers typically via walk-in business.
  • Process payment for products or service, may maintain customer preference records.
  • Assist the customer in selecting products/services, answer questions and check for stock and availability.

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Popular Skills for Sales Associate

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

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

A mid-career Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.74 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.01 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Sales Associate in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 5.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (14.8% less), Orlando, Florida (14.6% less) and Las Vegas, Nevada (13.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Mid Career
63.6%
Experienced
36.4%