Average Early-Career Sales Associate with Merchandising Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$11.99
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Sales Associate with Merchandising skills in Chicago, Illinois is $11.99.
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$9.96
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$11.99
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$15.89
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Popular Skills for Sales Associate

Skills in Customer Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing, Cash Handling, Retail and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

An entry-level Sales Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.99 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.00 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.50 based on 3 salaries.
Employees with Sales Associate in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 6.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (18.3% less), Orlando, Florida (18.2% less) and Houston, Texas (17.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 14 survey responses.
Entry Level
35.7%
Mid Career
42.9%
Experienced
21.4%