Sales Associate Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The average Sales Associate in Philadelphia earns approximately $8.99 per hour. Most Sales Associates in Philadelphia are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The majority of Sales Associates in Philadelphia, Pa. (63 percent) survey respondents are male. Some workers in this field — just over two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by over a third. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,429 - $65,290
(Median)
$24K
$41K
$65K
MEDIAN: $40,805
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$7.54 - $14.68
(Median)
$7
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Salary Data (?
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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 (?
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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$16,462 - $74,558  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$7.54 - $14.68  
   
Overtime
$9.36 - $23.83  
National 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).
)
$16,462 - $74,558  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $24K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $38K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $47K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Sales Associates in Philadelphia, Pa. report making only $40K on average.

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Experience Affects Sales Associate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 65%

Late-Career
up arrow 40%


National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Inside Sales
up arrow 44%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 43%

Customer Relations
up arrow 37%

Computer Service
up arrow 19%

Account Sales
up arrow 5%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
up arrow 29%

Merchandising
up arrow 31%

Retail
up arrow 34%

Cash Handling
up arrow 34%

Organizing
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 44%
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