Entry-Level Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman is $36,374 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Field Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Technical Sales, Account Sales, and Sales Management.
Entry-Level Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Total Pay (?
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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$18,488 - $60,163
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36,374
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Entry-Level Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Total Pay (?
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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$7.61 - $15.20
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$18,488 - $60,163  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,064  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,064  
Commission
$0.00 - $36,405  
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).
)
$16,993 - $60,759  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,050
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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$7.61 - $15.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.27 - $1.29  
Overtime
$8.31 - $22.61  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,064  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $36,405  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,064  
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).
)
$16,993 - $60,759  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,050
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Pay Difference By Location

Houston
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New York
up arrow 29%
Denver
up arrow 25%
Phoenix
up arrow 22%
National Average
$32,000
Dallas
up arrow 7%
Tampa
up arrow 10%
Los Angeles
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

Field Sales
up arrow 29%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 24%
Technical Sales
up arrow 20%
Account Sales
up arrow 15%
Sales Management
up arrow 14%
Customer Service Metrics
up arrow 13%
Customer Relations
up arrow 8%
National Average
$32,000
Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%
Customer Service
up arrow 9%
Sales
up arrow 16%

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Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 44%
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