Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Sales Associates in Chicago can expect to earn an average of $9.83 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Sales Associates in Chicago, Ill. survey participants are largely women, dominating at 62 percent. 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 about one-half and dental coverage is claimed by nearly two in five. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$24,294 - $67,012
(Median)
$24K
$41K
$67K
MEDIAN: $41,449
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$8.30 - $13.70
(Median)
$8
$9
$14
MEDIAN: $9.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$24,294 - $67,012  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,132  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$17,954 - $63,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.30 - $13.70  
   
Overtime
$9.27 - $21.58  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,132  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $51,387  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$17,954 - $63,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries



National Average
$26,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 72%

Account Sales
up arrow 64%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 63%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 52%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 32%

Sales Management
up arrow 19%

National Average
$26,000

Inside Sales
up arrow 9%

Customer Relations
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%


Merchandising
up arrow 18%


Organizing
up arrow 20%

Retail
up arrow 21%

Spanish Language
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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