Sales Associate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

Sales Associates in Philadelphia, Pa. can expect wages of $9.39 per hour on average. Although the larger part lack health benefits of any kind, over a third do enjoy medical insurance, and around one in four get dental coverage, too. Male Sales Associates in Philadelphia are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 50 percent of the field. Women make up a slight majority of Philadelphia Sales Associates (50 percent) survey respondents. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$18,032 - $55,266
$18K
$39K
$55K
MEDIAN: $38,884
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$7.57 - $14.40
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$14
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$18,032 - $55,266  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Commission
$750  
Total Pay (?
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$16,104 - $44,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$7.57 - $14.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.58  
Overtime
$8.56 - $32.23  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
Commission
$750  
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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$16,104 - $44,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
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%

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

Pay by Experience for a Sales Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 8 salaries. A Sales Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
▲86%

Experienced
▲21%

▲6%

National Average
$22,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲89%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲70%

Field Sales
▲66%

Marketing Communications
▲66%

Technical Sales
▲55%

Account Sales
▲52%

Inside Sales
▲39%

Computer Service
▲31%

Sales Management
▲25%

Customer Relations
▲16%

National Average
$22,000

Merchandising
▼8%


▼11%

▼11%

Organizing
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 65%