Sales Associate with Field Sales Skills Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Sales Associates with Field Sales skills ; the average employee scrapes together only around $43K annually. In the world of Sales Associates with Field Sales skills, overall cash earnings stretch from $18K near the bottom to $82K near the top; these packages encompass bonuses that run close to $28K and profit sharing that can (albeit rarely) exceed $15K, along with commissions approaching $54K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Men make up the majority of Sales Associates with Field Sales skills (65 percent) survey respondents. Although more than half have medical coverage and just over two-fifths have dental coverage, around two in five claim no health benefits at all. Most Sales Associates with Field Sales skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$24,630 - $76,383
(Median)
$25K
$43K
$76K
MEDIAN: $43,274
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$7.70 - $15.29
(Median)
$7
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$24,630 - $76,383  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $27,514  
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $15,101  
Commission
$0.00 - $54,191  
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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$18,065 - $81,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 428
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$7.70 - $15.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.70  
Overtime
$7.78 - $29.66  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $27,514  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $54,191  
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $15,101  
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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$18,065 - $81,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 305
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $31K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $42K. Sales Associates with Field Sales skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $54K. Sales Associates with Field Sales skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%

Experienced
up arrow 47%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$37,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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