Average Sales Associate with Marketing Communications Skills Hourly Pay

$10.28
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$5,087
Bonus
$5,896
Commission
$1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Sales Associate with Marketing Communications skills is $10.28.
10%
$8.33
10%
$10.28
50%
$16.02
90%
90%
MEDIAN $10.28
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $16
Bonus
$509 - $17,500
Profit Sharing
$400 - $11,000
Commission
$1,192 - $30,483
Total Pay
$18,557 - $62,831

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Job Description for Sales Associate

Sales Associate Tasks
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Career Paths

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Sales Associate
Retail Store Manager
Administrative Assistant
Retail Store Assistant Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Sales Associate

Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing, Customer Relations, 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 $9.78 based on 51 salaries. An early career Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.11 based on 321 salaries. A mid-career Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.23 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.33 based on 59 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Employees with Sales Associate in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 55.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (45.7% more) and New York, New York (24.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (3.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (1.7% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 560 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.1%
Early Career
57.3%
Mid Career
18.8%
Experienced
10.5%
Late Career
4.3%