Average Indianapolis Sales Associates make around $9.21 per hour. Men make up a slight majority of Sales Associates in Indianapolis (54 percent) who responded to the survey. A little less than one-half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than two-fifths report medical coverage and close to one-half claim dental coverage as well. Most Sales Associates in Indianapolis, Ind. report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

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$7.39 - $14.36
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$11,878 - $70,522  
   
Bonus
$500  
Commission
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$15,408 - $53,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$7.39 - $14.36  
   
Overtime
$17.93  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$500  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$15,408 - $53,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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About Indianapolis, Indiana

Marion County, Indiana
848,423
Male:
410,615 (48.4%)
Female:
437,808 (51.6%)
Indianapolis (pronounced /ˌɪndiəˈnæpəlɪs/), is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. It is in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States. With an estimated population of 853,173 in 2015, Indianapolis is the second most populous city in the Midwest, after Chicago, and 14th largest in the U.S. The city is the economic and cultural center of the Indianapolis metropolitan area, home to 2 million people, the 34th most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S. Its combined statistical area ranks 26th, with 2.4 million inhabitants. Indianapolis covers 372 square miles (963.5 km²), making it the 16th largest city by land area in the U.S. Founded in 1821 as a planned city for the new seat of the government of Indiana, Indianapolis was platted by Alexander Ralston and Elias Pym Fordham on a 1-square-mile (2.6 km2) grid adjacent to the White...
Indianapolis:
$41,278
Indiana:
$50,532
$807
Indianapolis:
$123,500
Indiana:
$131,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $20K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $19K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $48K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $32K.

Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
055
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 131%

Late-Career
up arrow 53%

National Average
$21,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 116%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 108%

Inside Sales
up arrow 39%

Customer Relations
up arrow 5%

Sales Management
up arrow 5%

Organizing
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$21,000

Retail
up arrow 2%

Cash Handling
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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