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Best Buy employees earn $30,000 annually on average, or $14 per hour, which is 75% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at Best Buy is a Senior Sales Consultant at $57,408,000 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 (274 salaries)

Equal to national average Sales Associate salary ($24K)
-$6K (22%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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+$1K (3%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"Best buy actually pays their employees pretty well. above minimum wage which is what most other companies pay"
+$1K (3%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"I feel that my pay is comparable to other companies that have similar positions. A negative is that I only received base pay with no commission or incentives."
-$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."
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$56K General Manager Average Salary at Best Buy (93 salaries)

+$1K (1%) more than national average General Manager salary ($55K)
+$26K (60%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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+$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."
+$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."
+$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."
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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."
-$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."
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."
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$25K Consultation Agent Average Salary at Best Buy (3 salaries)

Equal to national average Consultation Agent salary ($25K)
-$5K (18%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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-$8K (30%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"The pay as a consultation agent starts off at about $13/hr. I started at $16 because of the experience I had accumulated from being the ‘Apple Product Specialist’ As well as a ‘Computing/DI sales associate’. The most a consultation Agent can make is about 18$ an hour."
-$2K (6%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"I was paid a little more due to my ability to speak Spanish."
+$5K (15%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"Geek Squad is probably the highest paid local retail repair job one can find."

$28K Customer Service Representative Average Salary at Best Buy (280 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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$28K Inventory Specialist Average Salary at Best Buy (63 salaries)

Equal to national average Inventory Specialist salary ($28K)
-$2K (6%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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-$5K (18%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"I think it is unfair. Other competitors pay their inventory employees more than the other positions because they do more labor."
-$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)
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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."
+$22K (53%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"Not Bad"
+$15K (40%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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$30K Geek Squad Agent Average Salary at Best Buy (138 salaries)

Equal to national average Geek Squad Agent salary ($30K)
Equal to average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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Equal to average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"It is ok"
-$10K (40%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
-$10K (40%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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$65K Anonymous Employee Average Salary at Best Buy (87 salaries)

-$5K (7%) less than national average Anonymous Employee salary ($70K)
+$35K (73%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
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+$11K (30%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"The pay at BestBuy is pretty decent for I started with just being an associate who was paid about $32,000, who then got promoted to lead department associate and was making about $41,000. And next step was to apply for ASM who make from $55,000 -$67,000 a year."
+$45K (85%) more than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"I started out part time making 15 hourly and within 3 months offered a full time position with pay increase. Another 3 months I was offered a Leadership position and pay increase. After 1 year applied for a manager position and was accepted because of track record and ability to deliver top performing company results."
-$5K (18%) less than average Best Buy salary ($30K)
"As far as I know, I would receive the lower end average of wages working there. I did have experience so the company started me off with slightly more than its minimum which at the time I was fine with. But as I started moving around departments, meeting new team members, I would see they would make more and have less experience than I."
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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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