Skip navigation

Average Salaries for

This estimated salary is an approximation based on compensation data points gathered from similar job postings or existing salaries for the same or similar job title within the same market. Average salary insights are based on aggregate data and are not specific to any individual job posting.

Sales Associate

National Average
$47,000
VA Average
$45,000

Recent Jobs Posted

Sales Associate
Ashley Furniture HomeStore | Manassas, VA 3 weeks ago

Sales Associate
Ashley Furniture HomeStore | Leesburg, VA 3 weeks ago

Sales Associate
Ashley Furniture HomeStore | Midlothian, VA 3 weeks ago

Sales Associate
Ashley Furniture HomeStore | Richmond, VA 3 weeks ago

View All Jobs

Sales Associate

Sales associates assist store customers in purchasing products from retail stores or wholesalers.

While daily responsibilities vary, sales associates often spend their time:

  • Working a cash register to process customer purchases
  • Packaging purchases to prevent breakages
  • Handling cash, including making change and counting register at start and end of shift.

Average Salaries for

This estimated salary is an approximation based on compensation data points gathered from similar job postings or existing salaries for the same or similar job title within the same market. Average salary insights are based on aggregate data and are not specific to any individual job posting.

Sales Associate

National Average
$47,000
VA Average
$45,000

Maximum Email Alerts

You've reached the maximum number of five email alerts. To create a new alert, delete one from the list and the new one will replace it.

* Please select at least one search to continue
* Well, this is embarrassing. We are having trouble deleting your search. You can try again in a bit or come back later.
Deleting 0 of 0
Success!

Recent Jobs Posted

Sales Associate
Ashley Furniture HomeStore | Manassas, VA 3 weeks ago

Sales Associate
Ashley Furniture HomeStore | Leesburg, VA 3 weeks ago

Sales Associate
Ashley Furniture HomeStore | Midlothian, VA 3 weeks ago

Sales Associate
Ashley Furniture HomeStore | Richmond, VA 3 weeks ago

View All Jobs

Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Sales Associate
Dallas, TX
$53,000
Miami, FL
$50,000
Atlanta, GA
$50,000
New York, NY
$50,000
Chicago, IL
$49,000
Houston, TX
$48,000
Phoenix, AZ
$45,000
Orlando, FL
$43,000
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

While daily responsibilities vary, sales associates often spend their time:

  • Working a cash register to process customer purchases
  • Packaging purchases to prevent breakages
  • Handling cash, including making change and counting register at start and end of shift.

Insider Tips

Sales associates in the US earn approximately $47,000 annually. Depending on a sales associate's employer, he or she may increase their earnings with commissions. The type of employer can also influence salaries, with telecommunications stores rewarding their sales associates for their specialized knowledge. While new sales associates are paid a meager wage, they can look forward to pay increases as they gain more experience. Generous salaries are available in some of America's largest cities including San Francisco, Seattle, and New York City.