A Retail Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $10.50 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Inside Sales. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$30,000 - $48,834
(Median)
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$45K
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MEDIAN: $45,000
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$8.61 - $16.05
(Median)
$8
$11
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$45,000  
   
Commission
$15,722  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,145 - $46,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.61 - $16.05  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.92  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Commission
$15,722  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,145 - $46,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Experience Affects Retail Sales Associate Salaries



National Average
$23,000


Skills That Affect Retail Sales Associate Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 91%

Inside Sales
up arrow 46%

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

Sales Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$23,000

Retail
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Merchandising
up arrow 2%

Training
up arrow 2%

Inventory Management
up arrow 5%

Organizing
up arrow 8%

Spanish Language
up arrow 8%

Customer Relations
up arrow 9%

Cash Handling
up arrow 10%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
medical benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 58%
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