Sales Associates with Field Sales skills take home an average $10.12 per hour. Total cash compensation to Sales Associates with Field Sales skills approaches anywhere from $18K on the lower end to $74K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $25K from bonuses and upwards of $20K from profit sharing. While experience level and the particular employer impact pay for this group, residence is the most influential factor. Most Sales Associates with Field Sales skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The majority of Sales Associates with Field Sales skills (62 percent) survey respondents are male. While just over two-fifths report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and more than two-fifths have dental, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$24,756 - $75,517
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$43K
$76K
MEDIAN: $42,658
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$8.05 - $15.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$24,756 - $75,517  
   
Bonus
$293.61 - $24,555  
Profit Sharing
$123.29 - $20,273  
Commission
$740 - $40,816  
Total Pay (?
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$18,322 - $74,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 287
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.05 - $15.48  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.70  
Overtime
$4.85 - $27.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$293.61 - $24,555  
   
Commission
$740 - $40,816  
Profit Sharing
$123.29 - $20,273  
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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$18,322 - $74,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 304

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Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Fastenal Company offers the most; Sales Associates with Field Sales skills earn $31K on average there.

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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $27K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $38K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $48K in this role. Sales Associates with Field Sales skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $51K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,036

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With a pay rate for Sales Associates with Field Sales skills that is 96 percent greater than the national average, Dallas offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Sales Associates with Field Sales skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Charlotte (+72 percent), Atlanta (+71 percent), Tampa (+53 percent), and New York (+44 percent). Sales Associates with Field Sales skills' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Sales Associates with Field Sales skills in San Diego bring in salaries that are 22 percent lower than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Chicago and Los Angeles (13 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
056
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$32,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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