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Sales Associate Salary with Field Sales skills

It's impossible to make it big as a Sales Associates with Field Sales skills ; the average employee scrapes together only around $44K per year. Overall compensation packages to Sales Associates with Field Sales skills range from $18K on the low end to $79K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $28K and profit sharing that approaches $20K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $35K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Sales Associates with Field Sales skills who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (67 percent) are men. More than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and half claim dental coverage as well. For the most part, Sales Associates with Field Sales skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$24,739 - $72,359
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MEDIAN: $44,287
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$7.56 - $15.84
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$24,739 - $72,359  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $27,514  
Profit Sharing
$1.21 - $19,574  
Commission
$0.00 - $34,765  
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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$17,950 - $78,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 243
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$7.56 - $15.84  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.07 - $4.73  
Overtime
$10.46 - $29.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $27,514  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $34,765  
Profit Sharing
$1.21 - $19,574  
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).
)
$17,950 - $78,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 152
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate with Field Sales skills

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


For many Sales Associates with Field Sales skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $34K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $45K. Sales Associates with Field Sales skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $55K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $56K.

Experience Affects Sales Associate with Field Sales skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Experienced
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 37%