Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salary (United States)

A Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman earns an average salary of $41,273 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Field Sales is associated with high pay for this job.
Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Total Pay (?
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$21,060 - $77,456
(Median)
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77K
MEDIAN: $41,273
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Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Total Pay (?
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$7.66 - $17.54
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$21,060 - $77,456  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,756  
Profit Sharing
$77.61 - $6,953  
Commission
$0.00 - $49,849  
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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$18,412 - $83,332  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,830
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$7.66 - $17.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.27 - $1.29  
Overtime
$7.18 - $25.96  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,756  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $49,849  
Profit Sharing
$77.61 - $6,953  
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).
)
$18,412 - $83,332  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,830
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Job Description for Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman

  • 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 Difference By Location

Boston
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Atlanta
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Las Vegas
up arrow 28%
Miami
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Philadelphia
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San Antonio
up arrow 12%
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Phoenix
up arrow 3%
St. Louis
up arrow 1%
National Average
$39,000
Dallas
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Los Angeles
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Tampa
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Experience Affects Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

Customer Relations
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Marketing Communications
0%
National Average
$39,000
Customer Service Metrics
up arrow 2%
Sales Management
up arrow 3%
Sales
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 38%
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