Updated August 22, 2022

Average Sales Lead/Sales Associate Salary

$15.36hourly

$31,954 yearly

Entry level Salary
$17,000 yearly
$17,000
10 %
$31,954
Median
$57,000
90 %

How much does a Sales Lead/Sales Associate make?

Sales lead/sales associates make $31,954 per year on average, or $15.36 per hour, in the United States. Sales lead/sales associates on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $17,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $57,000.

Location impacts how much a sales lead/sales associate can expect to make. Sales lead/sales associates make the most in New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Alaska.

Highest Paying States For Sales Lead/Sales Associates

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

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Sales Lead/Sales Associate average salary by State

RankStateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
1New York$54,758$26.3315,586
2New Jersey$52,030$25.0110,422
3Connecticut$47,339$22.764,040
4New Hampshire$43,880$21.102,274
5Rhode Island$51,574$24.801,228
6Massachusetts$50,733$24.399,228
7Maine$42,321$20.351,558
8Indiana$41,948$20.177,092
9California$44,448$21.3733,822
10Vermont$44,531$21.41793
11Delaware$44,809$21.541,329
12Minnesota$42,710$20.536,528
13Montana$39,041$18.771,358
14Wisconsin$39,021$18.766,172
15Illinois$40,832$19.6313,576
16Ohio$37,095$17.8312,016
17Arizona$39,696$19.086,207
18Michigan$39,108$18.808,588
19Texas$39,433$18.9621,559
20Pennsylvania$37,288$17.9313,819
21Alaska$49,168$23.64639
22North Carolina$36,855$17.7211,703
23Washington$43,826$21.076,149
24Wyoming$40,075$19.27540
25Idaho$37,670$18.111,907
26Georgia$38,098$18.3211,362
27South Dakota$38,687$18.60801
28Nevada$36,712$17.652,418
29Colorado$40,314$19.385,963
30District of Columbia$46,720$22.461,013
31Oregon$39,189$18.844,383
32Kansas$36,587$17.593,105
33Tennessee$34,366$16.526,757
34North Dakota$37,262$17.91877
35Kentucky$33,805$16.254,343
36Utah$35,995$17.313,453
37Maryland$41,112$19.776,523
38Missouri$35,618$17.126,270
39Mississippi$33,094$15.912,557
40Nebraska$36,111$17.362,123
41Arkansas$32,817$15.783,103
42Florida$31,416$15.1020,174
43Louisiana$31,190$15.003,802
44West Virginia$27,280$13.122,037
45Hawaii$37,880$18.21788
46Virginia$35,348$16.998,993
47New Mexico$34,397$16.542,008
48South Carolina$32,580$15.664,950
49Iowa$33,607$16.163,611
50Alabama$29,053$13.975,031
51Oklahoma$29,191$14.033,395

Highest Paying Cities For Sales Lead/Sales Associates

RankCityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
1New York, NY$54,759$26.33
2Austin, MN$42,267$20.32
3Richmond, IN$42,091$20.24
4El Paso, TX$41,386$19.90
5Florence, AZ$39,430$18.96
6Youngstown, OH$39,345$18.92
7Canton, GA$38,564$18.54
8Greenville, NC$38,445$18.48
9Philadelphia, PA$37,585$18.07
10Saint Louis, MO$35,806$17.21
11Richmond, VA$35,172$16.91
12Knoxville, TN$34,797$16.73
13Florence, KY$34,540$16.61
14Greenville, MS$33,434$16.07
15Florence, SC$33,332$16.02

Sales Lead/Sales Associate Salary Details

Average Sales Lead/Sales Associate Salary Graph
Average Sales Lead/Sales Associate Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is a Sales Lead/Sales Associate's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$57,000$4,750$27
75th Percentile$43,000$3,583$21
Average$31,954$2,663$15
25th Percentile$23,000$1,917$11
10th Percentile$17,000$1,417$8

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
Retail Sales Lead$40,781$3,398$19.61442,994
Lead Sales Representative$54,079$4,507$26.00404,430
Sales Leader$68,699$5,725$33.03458,558

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. T-Mobile Jobs (235)
  2. Nordstrom Jobs (132)
  3. Sears Holdings Jobs (171)
  4. Best Buy Jobs (215)
  5. Macy's Jobs (207)

Which Companies Pay Sales Lead/Sales Associates The Most?

The highest paying companies for sales lead/sales associates are Google and Harley-Davidson according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Energi Holdings and The Culinary Institute of America report highly competitive wages for sales lead/sales associates.
RankCompanyAverage SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
1Google$88,247$42.4313
2Harley-Davidson$69,393$33.366
3Energi Holdings$45,347$21.8010
4The Culinary Institute of America$38,997$18.751
5Core & Main$37,500$18.031
6WarnerMedia$35,413$17.037
7Nas$35,405$17.021
8Xponential Fitness$34,742$16.70152
9Prominence Advisors$34,352$16.521
10Hudson Group$33,721$16.211,144
11Warner Bros.$32,833$15.799
12Cigna$32,293$15.536
13Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa$32,285$15.52136
14Levi Strauss & Co.$32,283$15.52347
15See's Candies$32,131$15.45248
16Express$32,036$15.40
1720-20 Technologies$31,711$15.25248
18Nations Lending$31,646$15.21
19Kelly-Moore Paints$31,424$15.1120
20PVH$31,271$15.031,248

Sales Lead/Sales Associate Salary Trends

The salary for a sales lead/sales associate can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. An accountant with 0-2 years of experience earns an average salary of $21,569, a mid-career professional with 3-6 years of experience makes $31,954 a year on average, and a senior level accountant with 7-12 years of experience enjoys an average annual salary of $69,935. 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.

Average Sales Lead/Sales Associate Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Sales Lead/Sales Associate Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$32,000$15.36+3.0%
    2021$31,000$14.91+1.8%
    2020$30,500$14.64+2.7%
    2019$29,600$14.24-1.3%
    2018$30,000$14.42+1.9%

    Recently Added Sales Lead/Sales Associate Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    BellowsserviceSales Associate (Lead Generator orSan Jose, CA07/17/2022$41,740
    PetcoLead Sales AssociateColorado Springs, CO07/17/2022$27,653
    BellowsserviceSales Associate (Lead Generator orSan Jose, CA07/17/2022$41,740
    PetcoLead Sales AssociateHighlands Ranch, CO07/01/2022$30,262
    CignaSales (IC) Lead Associate-CurascriptNoma, FL06/30/2022$48,750
    Energi SolutionsSales Associate Lead Setter No Experience RequiredGreeley, CO05/30/2022$70,000
    AldoSales Associates/Sales LeadDowney, CA05/30/2022$33,392
    Hotworx Trop Canyon PlazaLead Membership Sales AssociateLas Vegas, NV05/28/2022$25,044
    Energi SolutionsSales Associate Lead Setter No Experience RequiredLayton, UT05/28/2022$70,000
    Alabama Tanning, LLC, A Palm Beach Tan FranchiseeLead Sales AssociateTuscaloosa, AL05/25/2022$31,305

    Sales Lead/Sales Associate Salaries FAQs

    What State Pays Sales Lead/sales Associates The Most?

    New York pays Sales Lead/Sales Associates the most in the United States, with an average salary of $54,758 per year, or $26.33 per hour.

    How Do I Know If I'm Being Paid Fairly As A Sales Lead/sales Associate?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Sales Lead/Sales Associate if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in New Jersey you should be paid close to $52,030 per year.

    What Type Of Sales Lead/sales Associate Gets Paid The Most?

    Model/Sales Associate gets paid the most. Model/Sales Associate made a median salary of $81,755. The best-paid 10 percent make $104,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $63,000.

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