Sales Associate Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for a Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois is $41,592 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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$24,551 - $67,302
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,591
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Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$8.16 - $14.11
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$24,551 - $67,302  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,950  
Commission
$0.00 - $68,824  
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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$17,837 - $73,132  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.16 - $14.11  
   
Overtime
$8.50 - $21.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,950  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $68,824  
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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$17,837 - $73,132  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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Experience Affects Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 50%
Mid-Career
up arrow 41%
National Average
$32,000

Skills That Affect Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 42%
Account Sales
up arrow 36%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 13%
National Average
$32,000
Sales Management
up arrow 5%
Merchandising
up arrow 34%
Cash Handling
up arrow 34%
Customer Relations
up arrow 35%
Customer Service
up arrow 36%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 36%
Organizing
up arrow 37%
Inside Sales
up arrow 37%
Computer Service
up arrow 37%
Retail
up arrow 38%

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Gender

Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 38%
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