Sales Associate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

Median pay for Sales Associates in Philadelphia is around $9.27 per hour. Women Sales Associates in Philadelphia, Pa. who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Men working as Philadelphia Sales Associates who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Though the majority of Sales Associates in Philadelphia do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and a majority lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than a third and dental coverage is claimed by one-fourth. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$17,739 - $58,726
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$39K
$59K
MEDIAN: $38,884
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$7.57 - $14.34
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MEDIAN: $9.27
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$17,739 - $58,726  
   
Bonus
$9,500  
Profit Sharing
$3,075  
Commission
$2,250  
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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$16,010 - $43,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.57 - $14.34  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.58  
Overtime
$18.57  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$9,500  
   
Commission
$2,250  
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).
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$16,010 - $43,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 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

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


Philadelphia Sales Associates with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $20K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $21K. Sales Associates in Philadelphia who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $25K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $40K.

Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
▲91%

Experienced
▲17%

National Average
$21,000

▼2%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲95%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲76%

Account Sales
▲67%

Technical Sales
▲60%

Inside Sales
▲43%

Computer Service
▲34%

Sales Management
▲4%

Customer Relations
▼0%

National Average
$21,000

Customer Service
▼7%

Retail
▼9%

Cash Handling
▼9%

Merchandising
▼9%

Organizing
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 64%
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