Pay for Entry-Level Sales Consultants sits in the ballpark of $10.62 per hour. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Sales Consultants varies from around $19K to approximately $77K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $25K and $21K, respectively. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although over a third lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and approximately one-half get dental coverage, too. Men make up the majority of Entry-Level Sales Consultants (61 percent) survey respondents. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$23,512 - $75,078
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MEDIAN: $42,575
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$8.25 - $15.70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$23,512 - $75,078  
   
Bonus
$406.45 - $24,506  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $20,700  
Commission
$483.39 - $40,467  
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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$19,197 - $76,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 746
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.25 - $15.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.44  
Overtime
$10.77 - $33.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$406.45 - $24,506  
   
Commission
$483.39 - $40,467  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $20,700  
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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$19,197 - $76,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 759

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Many Entry-Level Sales Consultants can be found at Best Buy, Office Depot, Inc., CarMax, Inc., Sprint Nextel Corporation, and Oracle Corp., firms that are at the top of the field. Although Oracle Corp. boasts the highest average salary in town at $87K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $58K or as much as $151K. Other big spenders include Staples, Inc., EF Education, and CarMax, Inc., top-paying firms where Entry-Level Sales Consultants see paychecks nearing $46K, $41K, or $36K.

Relative to other names in the field, compensation is very low at Office Depot, Inc. — the median salary comes to just $18K, 375 percent less than the top paying company. Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are A Wireless ($21K), Bestbuys ($21K), and Best Buy ($22K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,295

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

For Entry-Level Sales Consultants, working in the bustling city of Austin has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Sales Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+121 percent), Boston (+76 percent), San Diego (+69 percent), and Washington (+63 percent). With compensation 19 percent below the national average, Atlanta is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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"How competitive the market is."
Work your territory, use your tools from your company, ride with manufacturer reps, don't give up.

Key Stats for Sales Consultant

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 222 votes.
078
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Sales Consultant Salaries




Strategic Marketing
up arrow 13%

Inside Sales
up arrow 12%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 10%

Field Sales
up arrow 8%

Sales Management
up arrow 7%

National Average
$33,000



Salesforce
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Sales
up arrow 14%


Bilingual
up arrow 20%

Spanish Language
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 222 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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