A Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman earns an average salary of $41,036 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Field Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Technical Sales.
Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Total Pay (?
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$22,254 - $76,954
(Median)
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41K
58K
77K
MEDIAN: $41,036
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Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Total Pay (?
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$7.62 - $17.52
(Median)
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$22,254 - $76,954  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,624  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,054  
Commission
$0.00 - $50,607  
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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$18,766 - $86,877  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,099
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$7.62 - $17.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.21 - $1.29  
Overtime
$7.47 - $27.11  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,624  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $50,607  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,054  
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).
)
$18,766 - $86,877  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,099
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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
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Atlanta
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Charlotte
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Chicago
up arrow 18%
Denver
up arrow 16%
Philadelphia
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San Antonio
up arrow 14%
Miami
up arrow 13%
Dallas
up arrow 1%
National Average
$40,000
Phoenix
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Los Angeles
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Tampa
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Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
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Experience Affects Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

Sales Management
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Customer Relations
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National Average
$40,000
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Gender
Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 37%
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