Average Sales Associate with Account Management Skills Salary

$46,505
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,612
Bonus
$9,972
Commission
$4,660
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Sales Associate with Account Management skills is $46,505.
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MEDIAN $46,505
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Salary
$29k - $80k
Bonus
$979 - $29k
Profit Sharing
$322 - $15k
Commission
$888 - $50k
Total Pay
$23k - $86k

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Sales Associate are from the companies Fastenal Company, Raymond James & Associates, Inc. and The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BNY Mellon). Reported salaries are highest at The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BNY Mellon) where the average pay is $49,000. Fastenal Company pays the lowest at around $30,000.

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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 $40,817 based on 54 salaries. An early career Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,521 based on 403 salaries. A mid-career Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,561 based on 154 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,883 based on 108 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,958.
Employees with Sales Associate in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 33.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (29.0% more) and Houston, Texas (26.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 779 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.9%
Early Career
51.7%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
13.9%
Late Career
7.7%