A Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $41,086 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Account Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Account Sales, and Sales Management. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$27,559 - $66,047
(Median)
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54K
66K
MEDIAN: $41,086
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Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$8.07 - $14.07
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$27,559 - $66,047  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,247  
Commission
$0.00 - $51,825  
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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$17,806 - $73,536  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.07 - $14.07  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $21.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,247  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $51,825  
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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$17,806 - $73,536  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 201
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Experience Affects Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 45%
Mid-Career
up arrow 29%
National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Sales Associate in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 28%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 18%
Account Sales
up arrow 15%
Sales Management
up arrow 11%
National Average
$35,000
Merchandising
up arrow 39%
Customer Relations
up arrow 41%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 42%
Organizing
up arrow 42%
Computer Service
up arrow 43%
Customer Service
up arrow 43%
Inside Sales
up arrow 43%
Retail
up arrow 43%
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Gender
Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 35%
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