$42,371
Avg. Salary
$12.96
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,063

Bonus

$1,840

Profit Sharing

$800

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Sales Support Associate is $12.96 per hour.

The average pay for a Sales Support Associate is $42,371 per year.

10%
$9.22
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$12.96
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$20.13
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MEDIAN $12.96
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$32k
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$42k
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$64k
90%
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MEDIAN $42,371
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MEDIAN: $42,371
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$0$64K
Salary $31,630 - $64,193
Bonus $515 - $7,066
Profit Sharing $1,840
Commission $0.00 - $8,144
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,513 - $55,964
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 214
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $9.22 - $20.13
Hourly Tips $2.23
Overtime $15.25 - $36.60
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $515 - $7,066
Commission $0.00 - $8,144
Profit Sharing $1,840
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,513 - $55,964
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 360

Job Description for Sales Support Associate

Sales support associates are responsible for selling products to customers and providing those customers with any assistance as needed during the sales process. Additionally, they help develop and maintain positive customer relationships to ensure repeat customers. Sales support associates must meet company goals (such as those related to sales) and work within company guidelines and regulations at all times. In some companies, these associates may work directly with distributors to make sure they have the products demanded by their customers.

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Sales Support Associate Tasks
  • Accurately respond to requests for information, quotes, illustrations, and specifications.
  • Liaise with external groups and sources of information.
  • Identify potential customers and initiate contact to create new business opportunities.
  • Coordinate proposals, presentations, and sales literature production.

Popular Employer Salaries for Sales Support Associate


Best Buy, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), Victoria's Secret, JCPenney, and Fastenal Company are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Sales Support Associates. With a median salary of $59K, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) offers Sales Support Associates the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $52K and are capped at $72K.

Sales Support Associate Job Listings

Popular Skills for Sales Support Associate


Survey results imply that Sales Support Associates deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, Customer Relationship Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 18 percent. Those listing Shipping as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Merchandising and Oral / Verbal Communication also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Customer Service also know Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Support Associate

Pay by Experience for a Sales Support Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Support Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 237 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Support Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Sales Support Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 43 salaries. A Sales Support Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

26%

8%

7%

National Average: $34,707

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Sales Support Associates, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Sales Support Associates will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+12 percent), San Francisco (+10 percent), Seattle (+7 percent), and Atlanta (+6 percent). Compared to the national average, Los Angeles Sales Support Associates have considerably lower salaries, 27 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Workers in Miami and Houston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

Sales Support Associate Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sales Support Associate?

Sales Support Associate in Seattle:
"Seattle is one of the best places to work."
Pros: Easy commute, high quality people, laid back environment.
Cons: The weather

Sales Support Associate:
It is what you make of it, like most jobs. Lots of hours available to work and mgmt understanding of time off needs. Great health plan. Good PTO. Very stressful. Lots of work done over the phone and fast paced.

Sales Support Associate in capetown south africa:
"It is great working in capetown."
Pros: The opportunities are great there are great site seeing people are great to get along with.
Cons:

Sales Support Associate in Livermore:
"Hey, It's a Job."
Pros: Better retail opportunities than in hometown of Tracy, Ca.
Cons: Fashion career opportunities are only in retail, not corporate. Commute is sometimes close to an hour on weekdays, but I'm used to that.

Sales Support Associate in Springfield:
Pros: My hours and some of the employees.
Cons: The pay for the workload.

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Key Stats for Sales Support Associate

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Sales Support Associate Salaries

▲22%

▲14%

▲12%

National Average
$35,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Sales Support Associate Salaries

Data Analysis
▲19%


Microsoft Office
▲9%


National Average
$35,000

Organizing
▼3%

▼4%

Sales
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼7%

Salesforce
▼7%


Powerpoint
▼8%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼18%

Merchandising
▼40%

Shipping
▼40%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 34%