Sales Associate Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for a Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois is $42,822 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Account Management, Account Sales, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$24,681 - $66,747
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,821
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Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$8.16 - $14.01
(Median)
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$24,681 - $66,747  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,848  
Commission
$0.00 - $68,599  
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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$17,854 - $73,657  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.16 - $14.01  
   
Overtime
$8.44 - $21.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,848  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $68,599  
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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$17,854 - $73,657  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
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Experience Affects Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 57%
Mid-Career
up arrow 46%
National Average
$32,000

Skills That Affect Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 39%
Account Sales
up arrow 30%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 19%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 9%
National Average
$32,000
Sales Management
up arrow 7%
Merchandising
up arrow 36%
Cash Handling
up arrow 36%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 37%
Customer Service
up arrow 38%
Customer Relations
up arrow 38%
Organizing
up arrow 38%
Computer Service
up arrow 38%
Retail
up arrow 40%
Inside Sales
up arrow 40%
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Gender
Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 35%
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