Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salary (United States)

A Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman earns an average salary of $41,168 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Field Sales, Account Sales, and Technical Sales.
Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Total Pay (?
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$20,816 - $77,541
(Median)
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41K
58K
78K
MEDIAN: $41,168
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Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Total Pay (?
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$7.65 - $17.47
(Median)
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$20,816 - $77,541  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$78.14 - $6,904  
Commission
$0.00 - $50,360  
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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$18,426 - $84,219  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,857
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$7.65 - $17.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $15.45  
Overtime
$6.90 - $26.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,795  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $50,360  
Profit Sharing
$78.14 - $6,904  
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).
)
$18,426 - $84,219  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,857
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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
up arrow 78%
up arrow 48%
Atlanta
up arrow 30%
Miami
up arrow 26%
San Francisco
up arrow 26%
up arrow 23%
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Philadelphia
up arrow 22%
San Antonio
up arrow 14%
up arrow 11%
Las Vegas
up arrow 10%
Dallas
up arrow 2%
National Average
$39,000
Tampa
up arrow 14%
Los Angeles
up arrow 15%
Seattle
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Experience Affects Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 9%
Customer Relations
up arrow 3%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%
National Average
$39,000
Sales Management
up arrow 1%
Customer Service Metrics
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 18%
up arrow 24%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
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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