The average hourly pay for a Sales Associate with Merchandising skills at Target Corporation is $11.21.
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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. Sales associates often enter sales data into computers, so it is important that associates be comfortable working with computers. Sales associates can either work part-time or full-time, and the hours can vary from business to business. In some cases, associates can have irregula…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries 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 JCPenney. Reported salaries are highest at Dillard's, Inc. where the average pay is $12.43. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Home Depot Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, earning around $11.35 and $10.78, respectively. Dollar General Corporation pays the lowest at around $8.19. JCPenney and TJ Maxx Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $8.96 and $9.91, respectively.
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relations, Organizing, Cash Handling, Retail and Customer Service.
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