Sales Associate Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The average Sales Associate in Philadelphia earns approximately $8.99 per hour. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — just over two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by over a third. Men account for the majority of Sales Associates in Philadelphia, Pa. who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,429 - $65,290

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$7.57 - $13.47

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$24,429 - $65,290  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $37,095  
Commission
$2,909 - $46,369  
Total Pay (?
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$16,458 - $73,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$7.57 - $13.47  
   
Overtime
$9.36 - $23.83  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $37,095  
   
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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$16,458 - $73,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $23K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $38K. Sales Associates in Philadelphia who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $45K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $40K.

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Experience Affects Sales Associate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 65%

Late-Career
up arrow 46%


National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Inside Sales
up arrow 49%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 48%

Customer Relations
up arrow 42%

Account Sales
up arrow 9%

Computer Service
0%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
up arrow 26%

Cash Handling
up arrow 31%

Merchandising
up arrow 31%

Organizing
up arrow 31%

Retail
up arrow 32%

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
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 44%
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