Sales Associates with Field Sales skills take home an average $10.05 per hour. In the world of Sales Associates with Field Sales skills, total cash compensation can vary between $18K and $71K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $23K and $19K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length and the specific company. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 64 percent of Sales Associates with Field Sales skills are male. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly two in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by more than two-fifths. Job satisfaction for Sales Associates with Field Sales skills is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,015 - $72,063
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$25K
$42K
$72K
MEDIAN: $42,465
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$7.97 - $15.32
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$15
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$25,015 - $72,063  
   
Bonus
$242.40 - $23,093  
Profit Sharing
$51.52 - $19,392  
Commission
$197.27 - $40,816  
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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$18,252 - $70,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 288
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$7.97 - $15.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.70  
Overtime
$4.89 - $27.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$242.40 - $23,093  
   
Commission
$197.27 - $40,816  
Profit Sharing
$51.52 - $19,392  
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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$18,252 - $70,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 292
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

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


Sales Associates with Field Sales skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average beginner in this position makes around $28K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $38K. For Sales Associates with Field Sales skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $51K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,314

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Dallas is home to an above-average pay rate for Sales Associates with Field Sales skills, 75 percent higher than the national average. Sales Associates with Field Sales skills will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+70 percent), Charlotte (+67 percent), Tampa (+52 percent), and New York (+46 percent). Cincinnati is the lowest-paying area, 3 percent south of the national average.

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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$32,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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