Median pay for Philadelphia Sales Associates is around $9.15 per hour. Male Sales Associates in Philadelphia, Pa. are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 52 percent of the field. While a majority report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and around one in four have dental, as well. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18,311 - $58,190
(Median)
$18K
$39K
$58K
MEDIAN: $39,305
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$7.57 - $13.86
(Median)
$7
$9
$14
MEDIAN: $9.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$18,311 - $58,190  
   
Bonus
$9,500  
Profit Sharing
$3,075  
Commission
$3,000  
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).
)
$16,171 - $44,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$7.57 - $13.86  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.58  
Overtime
$8.56 - $32.23  
Local Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$9,500  
   
Commission
$3,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,075  
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).
)
$16,171 - $44,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,518,685
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

Sales Associate Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Sales Associates in Philadelphia. During the first five years of their careers, Sales Associates in Philadelphia, Pa. see a median income of $20K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $21K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $24K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $40K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 96%

Experienced
up arrow 18%


National Average
$20,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 99%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 80%

Account Sales
up arrow 71%

Technical Sales
up arrow 64%

Inside Sales
up arrow 47%

Computer Service
up arrow 38%

Sales Management
up arrow 7%

National Average
$20,000

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Retail
up arrow 7%

Cash Handling
up arrow 7%

Organizing
up arrow 8%

Merchandising
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 61%
ADVERTISEMENT