The average salary for a Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman in Chicago, Illinois is $51,000 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Account Sales and Customer Relations. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$18,000 - $125,000
$18K
$51K
$120K
MEDIAN: $51,000
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Salary
$18,000 - $125,000  
   
Bonus
$4,913  
Commission
$34,500  
Total Pay (?
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$25,209 - $155,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman

057
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
21%
10-19 years
57%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

National Average
$57,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

Account Sales
up arrow 62%

Customer Relations
up arrow 12%

National Average
$57,000

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Sales Management
up arrow 16%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
21%
10-19 years
57%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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