Late-Career Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salary

In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $59K, more than two-fifths of overall earnings for Late-Career Salespeople arrives through commissions. Most Late-Career Salespeople report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Late-Career Salespeople (88 percent) survey respondents are men. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and nearly two in five receive dental plans. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,023 - $118,417
$25K
$56K
$120K
MEDIAN: $56,137
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50%
90%

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$8.01 - $20.09
$8
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.76
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90%

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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$25,023 - $118,417  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $42,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$1,226 - $75,503  
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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$24,898 - $144,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$8.01 - $20.09  
   
Overtime
$23.75  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $42,500  
   
Commission
$1,226 - $75,503  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$24,898 - $144,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Key Stats for Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

Technical Sales
▲24%

Customer Service Metrics
▲24%

Field Sales
▲2%

National Average
$59,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼12%

Account Sales
▼15%

Customer Service
▼18%

Sales Management
▼18%

Marketing Communications
▼18%

Customer Relations
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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