The PayScale Index » Sales Jobs

Pay Trends for Sales Jobs

Updated October 9, 2018

Where can you find sales professionals? You'll find them in nearly every industry because they close deals and bring in money. While retail workers are covered in the retail jobs category, this category includes not only salespeople but models, product demonstrators, and sales engineers.

Wage Growth for Sales Jobs, Q3 2018


since last quarter


year over year


since 2006


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Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees and education professionals in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.

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