Average Sales Associate Hourly Pay in Portland, Oregon

$12.66
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$1,800
Bonus
$4,300
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Sales Associate in Portland, Oregon is $12.66.
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$10.09
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$12.66
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$17.28
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What Do Sales Associates Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Sales Associates?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associates?

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 $12.34 based on 18 salaries. An early career Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.40 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.39 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.38 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Sales Associate in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 2.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (19.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (19.0% less) and Miami, Florida (18.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 145 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.4%
Early Career
49.0%
Mid Career
13.8%
Experienced
16.6%
Late Career
8.3%