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How Much Does a Customer Associate Earn In The United States?

Customer Associate Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$33,000
$22,000
$33,000
$48,000
Customer associates in the United States make an average salary of $33,070 per year or $15.9 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $22,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $48,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Massachusetts, New York, California, Connecticut, and Delaware provide the highest customer associate salaries.
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Where Customer Associates Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where customer associates earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Customer Associates Earn In Different Cities?

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a customer associate is roughly $33,070 per year, which boils down to $15.9 per hour. Interestingly enough, customer associates have the highest salaries in Boston, MA at about $54,270 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Boston, MA is $31,000. Additionally, customer associates make more than the average salary in San Francisco, CA, New York, NY, Washington, DC, Columbia, MD, and Arlington, VA. On a more broad level, customer associate salaries are highest in Massachusetts, New York, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania. On the contrary, Montana, Alaska, and Utah offer the lowest customer associate salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

Boston, MA

Salary Range40k - 72k$54k$54,270

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range39k - 71k$53k$53,071

New York, NY

Salary Range37k - 71k$52k$51,747

Washington, DC

Salary Range34k - 63k$47k$46,781

Columbia, MD

Salary Range30k - 56k$41k$41,155

Arlington, VA

Salary Range28k - 51k$38k$38,103

Bellingham, WA

Salary Range29k - 48k$38k$37,950

Aurora, IL

Salary Range28k - 46k$37k$36,706

Las Vegas, NV

Salary Range28k - 46k$36k$36,253

Raleigh, NC

Salary Range26k - 47k$35k$35,227
$21k
$72k

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Which Companies Pay Customer Associates The Most?

To earn a high income as a customer associate, working for Fidelity Investments or VMware might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Dell and Dow Jones report highly competitive salaries for customer associates.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Fidelity Investments
Salary Range75k - 93k$84k$83,862
VMware
Salary Range67k - 77k$72k$72,176
Dell
Salary Range59k - 73k$66k$65,997
Dow Jones
Salary Range49k - 56k$53k$52,999
GXS Inc.
Salary Range48k - 57k$53k$52,743
Crum & Forster
Salary Range46k - 53k$50k$49,911
Firstbank Corp
Salary Range46k - 52k$50k$49,594
Eaton Vance
Salary Range43k - 56k$49k$49,318
IDB Bank
Salary Range39k - 54k$46k$46,271
BlackLine
Salary Range42k - 48k$46k$45,778
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$93k

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Customer Associate Salary History

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    How Much Do Customer Associates Make In Different Industries?

    Industry
    Average Salary

    Finance

    Salary Range26k - 49k$37k$36,542

    Utilities

    Salary Range26k - 38k$32k$31,572

    Retail

    Salary Range28k - 33k$31k$31,029

    Professional

    Salary Range27k - 33k$31k$30,541

    Hospitality

    Salary Range25k - 29k$28k$27,534
    $25k
    $49k

    How Experience Affects Customer Associate Salaries

    The salary for a customer associate can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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    Manchester, NH
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    $25,712
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    Minneapolis, MN
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    $25,712
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    Bellevue, WA
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    $25,712
    $25,712
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    Kansas City, MO
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    $25,712
    $25,712
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    San Juan, PR
    San Juan, PR
    01/29/2021
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    $25,712
    $25,712
    01/29/2021
    Healthcare Customer Associate-Designated Hitter
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    Wilmington, DE
    Wilmington, DE
    01/29/2021
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    $25,712
    $25,712
    01/29/2021
    Healthcare Customer Associate-Designated Hitter
    Healthcare Customer Associate-Designated Hitter
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Virginia Beach, VA
    01/29/2021
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    $25,712
    $25,712
    01/29/2021
    Healthcare Customer Associate-Certified Designated Hitter
    Healthcare Customer Associate-Certified Designated Hitter
    Jacksonville, FL
    Jacksonville, FL
    01/28/2021
    01/28/2021
    $25,712
    $25,712
    01/28/2021
    Healthcare Customer Associate-Designated Hitter
    Healthcare Customer Associate-Designated Hitter
    Charlotte, NC
    Charlotte, NC
    01/28/2021
    01/28/2021
    $25,712
    $25,712
    01/28/2021