Average Sales Associate with Field Sales Skills Salary

$46,765
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,125
Bonus
$12,298
Commission
$3,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Sales Associate with Field Sales skills is $46,765.
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$26k
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$47k
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$79k
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MEDIAN $46,765
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Salary
$26k - $79k
Bonus
$490 - $25k
Profit Sharing
$125 - $60k
Commission
$485 - $61k
Total Pay
$19k - $80k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Sales Associate

The top respondents for the job title Sales Associate are from the companies Fastenal Company.Reported salaries are highest at Fastenal Company where the average pay is $35,250. Fastenal Company pays the lowest at around $35,250.

Career Paths

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Sales Associate
Retail Store Manager
Administrative Assistant
Retail Store Assistant Manager
More common (> 20%)
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 $41,868 based on 64 salaries. An early career Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,935 based on 411 salaries. A mid-career Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,083 based on 138 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,387 based on 116 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,001.
Employees with Sales Associate in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 71.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (27.2% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (26.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (11.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 787 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.1%
Early Career
52.2%
Mid Career
17.5%
Experienced
14.7%
Late Career
7.4%