Sales Associate Salary in Chicago, Illinois

For Sales Associates in Chicago, hourly average wages total $9.46 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a little more than half and dental coverage is claimed by nearly two in five. Work is enjoyable for Chicago Sales Associates, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,973 - $62,737
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$63K
MEDIAN: $39,313
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$8.21 - $13.70
(Median)
$8
$9
$14
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,973 - $62,737  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,416  
Commission
$0.00 - $63,992  
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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$17,726 - $64,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.21 - $13.70  
   
Overtime
$8.66 - $20.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,416  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $63,992  
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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$17,726 - $64,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Experience Affects Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Salaries



National Average
$26,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 60%

Account Sales
up arrow 54%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 31%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 23%

Sales Management
up arrow 16%

National Average
$26,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%

Inside Sales
up arrow 19%

Customer Relations
up arrow 21%

Merchandising
up arrow 22%

Spanish Language
up arrow 22%



Computer Service
up arrow 25%

Retail
up arrow 26%

Organizing
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 43%
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