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

The average pay for an Entry-Level Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman is $36,325 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 (?
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$18,429 - $60,321
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36,324
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Entry-Level Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Total Pay (?
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$7.60 - $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
$18,429 - $60,321  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,132  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,072  
Commission
$0.00 - $36,680  
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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$16,986 - $60,954  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,067
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
$7.60 - $15.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.27 - $1.29  
Overtime
$5.11 - $22.72  
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 - $12,132  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $36,680  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,072  
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).
)
$16,986 - $60,954  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,067
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San Antonio
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Denver
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New York
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Phoenix
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Dallas
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National Average
$32,000
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Los Angeles
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

Field Sales
up arrow 30%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 23%
Technical Sales
up arrow 22%
Account Sales
up arrow 19%
Sales Management
up arrow 16%
Customer Service Metrics
up arrow 14%
Customer Relations
up arrow 5%
Marketing Communications
0%
National Average
$32,000
Customer Service
up arrow 8%
Sales
up arrow 17%

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Gender

Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
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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