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Best Buy employees earn $30,000 annually on average, or $14 per hour, which is 68% lower than the national salary average of $61,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at Best Buy is a Director at $137,000 annually while the lowest paying job at Best Buy is a Media Representative at $17,000 annually.

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$24K Sales Associate Average Salary at Best Buy (271 salaries)

Equal to national average Sales Associate salary ($24K)
-$6K (22%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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-$7K (26%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"This company sucks.This company sucks. This company sucks.This company sucks.This company sucks.This company sucks.This company sucks.This company sucks."
-$7K (26%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"I was pad fairly and there is a lot of opportunities."
-$7K (26%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"It was average but I did get two raises so that was ok."
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$55K General Manager Average Salary at Best Buy (93 salaries)

Equal to national average General Manager salary ($55K)
+$25K (58%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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+$90K (120%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"Totally overpaid and the job requires little to no talent the business is completely micromanaged, I could easily be replaced by someone making 50k and they could easily do the same job."
+$35K (73%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"Underpaid, there is no metric or contingency for stores placed in poor locations nor for other environment settings that can negatively affect your ability to work and be consistently successful."
+$22K (53%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"The pay at Best Buy is pretty competitive. I started out at $50k and grew to $52k. The bonus system is very nice too with the ability to earn up to $5-15k."
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$51K Sales Consultant Average Salary at Best Buy (26 salaries)

+$6K (12%) more than national average Sales Consultant salary ($45K)
+$21K (51%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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-$11K (44%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"It is a novelty to have someone that possess the knowledge necessary to properly inform the customer about what they want to buy based on what it needs to do for them. Private consultation would pay on average $3 more than the starting pay at or just above minimum wage."
Equal to average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"I'm sure making $10 dollars an hour is a blessing but for me (with my outstanding school loan balance) my current salary isn't going to work for me."
-$9K (35%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"I think for what it's worth that we were being underpaid. As much as they expected you to sell you would think they would give you commission or something."
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$28K Customer Service Representative Average Salary at Best Buy (281 salaries)

Equal to national average Customer Service Representative salary ($28K)
-$2K (6%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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-$3K (10%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"I would say that I was a bit underpaid for the amount of work that needed to be done, and the amount of hours that was put in, within the location of where the store was located."
-$3K (10%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"Underpaid."
Equal to average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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$30K Customer Service Specialist Average Salary at Best Buy (75 salaries)

Equal to national average Customer Service Specialist salary ($30K)
Equal to average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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-$9K (35%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"It is a job and the minimum expected for the work."
Equal to average Best Buy salary ($30K)
Equal to average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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$28K Customer Specialist Average Salary at Best Buy (74 salaries)

Equal to national average Customer Specialist salary ($28K)
-$2K (6%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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-$11K (44%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"I'm feeling I'm underpaid."
-$10K (40%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
-$10K (40%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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$28K Inventory Specialist Average Salary at Best Buy (62 salaries)

Equal to national average Inventory Specialist salary ($28K)
-$2K (6%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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-$8K (30%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"Underpaid but it doesn't matter - I'm doing what I love!"
-$10K (40%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
-$10K (40%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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$64K Anonymous Employee Average Salary at Best Buy (61 salaries)

+$3K (4%) more than national average Anonymous Employee salary ($61K)
+$34K (72%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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+$110K (129%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"I feel what I was paid was fair! For the answer below I am going to put no because it is not just about money. It is about leadership vision and the opportunities that come with a career!! Not just about money!"
-$9K (35%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"Drastically underpaid. They try to act like not being commission based is great but the pay needs to compensate for this fact. There is no reason to sell, but if you don't you get write up after write up."
+$190K (152%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"underpaid for the skills that I have. I believe if my skills were taken alot more serious pay would not matter I been there 5 years when merit increases use to be normal. I was getting paid 13 dollars an hour because 1 manager saw my abilities and decided I needed to be awarded for it,"
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$60K Sales Manager Average Salary at Best Buy (59 salaries)

Equal to national average Sales Manager salary ($60K)
+$30K (66%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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+$30K (66%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"I believe I am paid fairly for the work required of me."
+$15K (40%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
+$15K (40%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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$29K Home Theatre Specialist Average Salary at Best Buy (43 salaries)

Equal to national average Home Theatre Specialist salary ($29K)
-$1K (3%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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-$5K (18%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"Underpaid, doesn't matter the amount you sell, you still get the same amount of pay. There is no real incentive for wanting to do better."
-$10K (40%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
-$12K (50%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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