Sales Associate Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average Chicago Sales Associate earns approximately $9.59 per hour. While some workers in this profession — more than two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, a little more than half do receive medical benefits and roughly two in five have dental insurance. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Female Chicago Sales Associates are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (62 percent) are women. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$23,839 - $62,123

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$8.25 - $13.66

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,839 - $62,123  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $51,282  
Total Pay (?
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$17,795 - $64,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.25 - $13.66  
   
Overtime
$8.66 - $20.83  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $51,282  
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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$17,795 - $64,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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Experience Affects Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Salaries



National Average
$27,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Field Sales
up arrow 89%

Account Management
up arrow 67%

Account Sales
up arrow 58%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 35%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 17%

Sales Management
up arrow 15%

National Average
$27,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%

Inside Sales
up arrow 14%

Customer Relations
up arrow 20%


Merchandising
up arrow 23%


Spanish Language
up arrow 24%

Retail
up arrow 26%

Organizing
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 43%
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