Sales Person Salary

A Sales Person earns an average wage of $10.04 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$24,242 - $81,641
(Median)
$24K
$40K
$82K
MEDIAN: $40,306
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$7.84 - $16.03
(Median)
$7
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$24,242 - $81,641  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,015  
Profit Sharing
$6,754  
Commission
$0.00 - $48,479  
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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$16,987 - $62,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$7.84 - $16.03  
   
Hourly Tips
$9.38  
Overtime
$4.29 - $25.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,015  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $48,479  
Profit Sharing
$6,754  
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).
)
$16,987 - $62,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 193
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Job Description for Sales Person

Sales people work with customers and clientele, persuading them to purchase products or services and helping place orders. There are many different types of sales people. Some go door to door selling products or services for large corporations, some work in a retail setting, and some make sales over the phone or Internet. Salespeople typically work for a company or organization, although they may work full time, part time, or freelance. Their supervisor, coworkers, work environment, and customer base may vary widely by organization and type of employment. Depending on the company, some sales people have the ability to set their own hours and work from home.

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Sales Person Tasks

  • Attend special training of products/services to understand the product features, trends or styles of the products/services.
  • Sell the organization's products/services to new or established customers typically via walk-in business.
  • Process payment for products or service, may maintain customer preference records.
  • Assist the customer in selecting products/services, answer questions and check for stock and availability.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Person

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

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Experience Affects Sales Person Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Sales Person Salaries

National Average
$27,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
medical benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 56%
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