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How Much Does a Sales Lead/Sales Associate Earn In The United States?

Sales Lead/Sales Associate Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$32,000
$14,000
$32,000
$76,000
Sales lead/sales associates in the United States make an average salary of $32,754 per year or $15.75 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $14,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $76,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and North Carolina provide the highest sales lead/sales associate salaries.
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Where Sales Lead/Sales Associates Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Sales Lead/Sales Associates Earn In Different Cities?

While a sales lead/sales associate can average a salary of $32,754 per year, or $15.75 per hour, there are many opportunities for sales lead/sales associates to make more. For example, in Baltimore, MD you might make $58,325 per year. Other high-paying locations include Pittsburgh, PA, Pasadena, CA and Austin, TX. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Baltimore, MD where the average starting salary is $20,000. The highest paying states for sales lead/sales associates include Virginia, New Jersey and Delaware. Meanwhile, Utah, Idaho, and Oklahoma offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

Baltimore, MD

Salary Range33k - 102k$58k$58,325

Pittsburgh, PA

Salary Range25k - 79k$45k$45,111

Pasadena, CA

Salary Range28k - 63k$42k$42,467

Austin, TX

Salary Range26k - 64k$42k$41,764

Ocala, FL

Salary Range25k - 62k$40k$39,535

Yuma, AZ

Salary Range25k - 57k$38k$38,059

Roswell, GA

Salary Range24k - 58k$38k$37,647

Dothan, AL

Salary Range24k - 56k$37k$36,814

Chattanooga, TN

Salary Range23k - 57k$37k$36,637

DeKalb, IL

Salary Range22k - 55k$35k$35,072
$22k
$102k

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Which Companies Pay Sales Lead/Sales Associates The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Google and Liberty Interactive as they offer the highest salaries for sales lead/sales associates.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Google
Salary Range135k - 147k$141k$141,333
Liberty Interactive
Salary Range111k - 130k$121k$120,701
Sonoco
Salary Range92k - 108k$100k$100,064
UnityPoint Health
Salary Range77k - 96k$86k$86,449
Dollar General
Salary Range42k - 47k$45k$44,904
Pet Food Express
Salary Range38k - 41k$40k$40,033
See's Candies
Salary Range38k - 41k$40k$40,004
Badcock Home Furniture &more
Salary Range38k - 41k$40k$40,001
Levi Strauss & Co.
Salary Range37k - 40k$39k$39,041
DSW
Salary Range36k - 39k$38k$38,446
$23k
$147k

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    How Experience Affects Sales Lead/Sales Associate Salaries

    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. 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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