Outside Sales Representative in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Outside Sales Representatives in Chicago pull down an average of $51K annually. The majority of Chicago Outside Sales Representatives claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the greater part earn dental coverage. More than half of Outside Sales Representatives in Chicago, Ill. (65 percent) survey respondents are men. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,655 - $76,930
$33K
$51K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,368
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Salary $32,655 - $76,930
Bonus $1,532 - $33,935
Profit Sharing $1,977
Commission $4,061 - $43,631
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$36,238 - $92,278
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 105

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Outside Sales Representative

Pay by Experience for an Outside Sales Representative has a positive trend. An entry-level Outside Sales Representative with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 54 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Outside Sales Representative with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Outside Sales Representative which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 36 salaries. An Outside Sales Representative with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Outside Sales Representative

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Outside Sales Representative Salaries

▲24%

▲22%

▲10%

National Average
$61,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Outside Sales Representative Salaries

Construction Estimating
▲22%

Strategic Sales
▲21%

Presentations
▲17%

Product Marketing
▲15%



Technical Sales
▲7%

Product Support
▲7%

Customer Relations
▲3%

National Average
$61,000

▼3%


Presentation
▼3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼4%


Negotiation
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 19%
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