Sales Associate with Field Sales Skills Salary

Sales Associates with Field Sales skills pull down an average of $10.17 per hour. Overall compensation packages to Sales Associates with Field Sales skills range from $18K on the low end to $76K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $25K and profit sharing that approaches $20K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $43K. Location is the main element affecting pay for this group — tenure and the specific company are driving factors as well. Although just over two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and about two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Men account for the majority of Sales Associates with Field Sales skills who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction for Sales Associates with Field Sales skills is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$24,522 - $76,618
$25K
$44K
$77K
MEDIAN: $44,281
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$8.10 - $15.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$24,522 - $76,618  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $24,900  
Profit Sharing
$123.29 - $20,273  
Commission
$965 - $42,574  
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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$18,361 - $75,799  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 277
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.10 - $15.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.70  
Overtime
$4.75 - $29.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$306.39 - $24,900  
   
Commission
$965 - $42,574  
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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$18,361 - $75,799  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 291

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Sales Associates with Field Sales skills flock to Fastenal Company for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $31K lead the pack in compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

Pay by Experience for a Sales Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 408 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 115 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 84 salaries. A Sales Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,231

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

For Sales Associates with Field Sales skills, working in the bustling city of Dallas has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Sales Associates with Field Sales skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+70 percent), Tampa (+52 percent), Houston (+47 percent), and New York (+46 percent). Compared to the national average, Los Angeles Sales Associates with Field Sales skills have considerably lower salaries, 28 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Employers in San Diego and Cincinnati also lean toward paying below-median salaries (23 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
▲59%

Experienced
▲51%

Mid-Career
▲20%

National Average
$32,000

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 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
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 42%