Sales Support Associate Salary

The average Sales Support Associate in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $12.73 per hour. The particular firm is the main element affecting pay for this group — the particular city and years of experience are driving factors as well. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Sales Support Associates making up 75 percent. The majority of Sales Support Associates claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by roughly one-half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$33,251 - $65,564
$33K
$43K
$66K
MEDIAN: $43,483
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50%
90%

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$9.15 - $20.82
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$13
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MEDIAN: $12.94
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$0$65K
Salary $33,251 - $65,564
Bonus $979 - $7,127
Profit Sharing $1,000
Commission $0.00 - $5,390
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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$20,483 - $59,354
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 115
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $9.15 - $20.82
Hourly Tips $0.39
Overtime $16.47 - $42.88
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $979 - $7,127
Commission $0.00 - $5,390
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$20,483 - $59,354
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 174

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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.

Sales Support Associate Job Listings

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.

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

National Average: $35,689

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 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
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Sales Support Associate Salaries

▲19%

▲11%

▲8%

National Average
$36,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Sales Support Associate Salaries

Data Analysis
▲16%


Microsoft Office
▲6%


National Average
$36,000

▼6%

Organizing
▼6%

Sales
▼7%

Microsoft Word
▼9%

Salesforce
▼9%


Powerpoint
▼11%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼20%

Merchandising
▼42%

Shipping
▼42%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 35%
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