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Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman is $41,198 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Field Sales.
Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salary (?
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$21,126 - $74,925
(Median)
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56K
75K
MEDIAN: $41,197
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Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salary (?
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$7.73 - $17.06
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$21,126 - $74,925  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,801  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $9,787  
Commission
$0.00 - $49,439  
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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$18,444 - $81,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,215
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
$7.73 - $17.06  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.27 - $1.29  
Overtime
$7.30 - $25.98  
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 - $14,801  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $49,439  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $9,787  
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).
)
$18,444 - $81,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 561
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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 by Experience Level for Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman

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

Pay Difference By Location

Boston
up arrow 84%
Atlanta
up arrow 64%
up arrow 38%
up arrow 30%
up arrow 28%
Las Vegas
up arrow 28%
Miami
up arrow 14%
San Antonio
up arrow 11%
up arrow 7%
Phoenix
up arrow 3%
National Average
$40,000
Dallas
up arrow 1%
St. Louis
up arrow 4%
Los Angeles
up arrow 11%
Tampa
up arrow 21%
Seattle
up arrow 22%
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Experience Affects Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 4%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%
Customer Relations
up arrow 2%
Customer Service Metrics
0%
National Average
$40,000
Sales Management
up arrow 4%
Sales
up arrow 23%

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: 60% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 38%