The average hourly pay for a Senior Sales Associate is $12.67.
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What Do Senior Sales Associates Do?
A senior sales associate works to promote and sell products for their organization; they frequently work in a retail or office setting. In some higher-level positions, the senior sales associate may have to find new clients, making phone calls and visits to build their interest. Customer service is key in this position, as it helps retain customers and encourage them to purchase more products. The ability to work effectively with other team members is necessary as well.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Sales Associate
The top respondents for the job title Senior Sales Associate are from the companies Harbor Freight Tools, 7-Eleven, Inc. and Office Depot, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Imperial Manufacturing where the average pay is $18.61. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Anthropologie Inc. and Music and Arts Center, earning around $13.00 and $12.77, respectively. Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) pays the lowest at around $8.55. Office Depot, Inc. and Harbor Freight Tools also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.15 and $10.17, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Sales Associates?
Skills in Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Technical Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Retail and Customer Service.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Sales Associates?
An entry-level Senior Sales Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.19 based on 5 salaries. An early career Senior Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.73 based on 158 salaries. A mid-career Senior Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.26 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Senior Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.26 based on 98 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Senior Sales Associate in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 59.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (28.5% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (20.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (21.1% less).
Years of Experience
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