Sales Associate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

Sales Associates in Philadelphia, Pa. pull down an average of $9.76 per hour. Men working as Philadelphia Sales Associates who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 51 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — the greater part lack coverage. On the flip side, over a third have medical insurance and just under a third receive dental plans. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$17,383 - $60,402
$17K
$38K
$60K
MEDIAN: $38,000
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90%

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$7.42 - $14.68
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MEDIAN: $9.76
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$0$60K
Salary $17,383 - $60,402
Bonus $3,025
Profit Sharing $225.00
Commission $1,500
Total Pay (?
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$15,549 - $45,958
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $7.42 - $14.68
Hourly Tips $0.58
Overtime $18.57
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $3,025
Commission $1,500
Profit Sharing $225.00
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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$15,549 - $45,958
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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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
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
▲83%

Experienced
▲19%

▲5%

National Average
$22,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲86%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲68%

Field Sales
▲64%

Marketing Communications
▲63%

Technical Sales
▲53%

Account Sales
▲50%

Inside Sales
▲37%

Computer Service
▲29%

Sales Management
▲24%

Customer Relations
▲14%

National Average
$22,000


Merchandising
▼10%

▼12%

▼13%

Organizing
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 65%
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