Sales Associate Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Sales Associates pull down an average of $8.99 per hour. The majority of Sales Associates in Philadelphia (62 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Although just over a half have medical coverage and more than a third have dental coverage, more than two-fifths claim no health benefits at all. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,377 - $65,436
(Median)
$24K
$41K
$65K
MEDIAN: $40,588
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$7.54 - $14.68
(Median)
$7
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$24,377 - $65,436  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $43,000  
Commission
$2,909 - $46,369  
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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$16,451 - $74,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$7.54 - $14.68  
   
Overtime
$9.20 - $20.35  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $43,000  
   
Commission
$2,909 - $46,369  
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).
)
$16,451 - $74,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $23K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $38K. Philadelphia Sales Associates see a median salary of $47K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $40K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Sales Associate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 67%

Late-Career
up arrow 43%


National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 45%

Inside Sales
up arrow 44%

Customer Relations
up arrow 34%

Computer Service
up arrow 21%

Account Sales
up arrow 7%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
up arrow 28%

Merchandising
up arrow 30%

Retail
up arrow 33%

Cash Handling
up arrow 33%

Organizing
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 45%
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