Sales Associate Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Sales Associates in Chicago, Ill. can expect to earn an average of $9.49 per hour. The majority of Chicago Sales Associates (60 percent) who took the survey are women. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Although more than two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, over one-half do enjoy medical insurance, and close to two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$23,973 - $62,723
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$63K
MEDIAN: $39,313
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$8.24 - $13.66
(Median)
$8
$9
$14
MEDIAN: $9.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,973 - $62,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,416  
Commission
$0.00 - $51,387  
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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$17,770 - $63,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.24 - $13.66  
   
Overtime
$8.70 - $20.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,416  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $51,387  
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).
)
$17,770 - $63,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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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

Field Sales
up arrow 111%

Account Management
up arrow 60%

Account Sales
up arrow 55%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 32%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 24%

Sales Management
up arrow 17%

National Average
$26,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 18%

Inside Sales
up arrow 19%

Customer Relations
up arrow 20%


Merchandising
up arrow 23%

Spanish Language
up arrow 23%


Retail
up arrow 26%

Organizing
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
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: 29% employee benefits None: 43%
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