$43,062
Avg. Salary
$11.57
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,101

Bonus

$2,000

Profit Sharing

$13,450

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman is $11.57 per hour.

The average pay for a Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman is $43,062 per year.

10%
$8.39
10%
$11.57
50%
$18.19
90%
90%
MEDIAN $11.57
10%
$22k
10%
$43k
50%
$83k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $43,062
$21,528 - $83,368
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$83K
MEDIAN: $43,062
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$8.39 - $18.19
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$0$86K
Salary $21,528 - $83,368
Bonus $199 - $20,134
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $20,134
Commission $763 - $60,030
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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$19,714 - $86,228
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,226
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $8.39 - $18.19
Hourly Tips $0.36
Overtime $11.80 - $28.65
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $199 - $20,134
Commission $763 - $60,030
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $20,134
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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$19,714 - $86,228
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 688

Job Description for Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman

Salespeople are employed to sell products to customers. While the details of their work depend heavily on the size of the employer, its industry, and its management style, in all cases the main objective is to maximize products sold and achieve high customer satisfaction.

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Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Tasks
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman

Pay by Experience for a Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman has a positive trend. An entry-level Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 709 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 298 salaries. An experienced Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 272 salaries. A Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 130 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

50%

33%

26%

18%

5%

-3%

-22%

National Average: $40,099

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman?

Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman in Paris:
Empathy. Listenning. Compréhension.

Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman in Newberry:
"Learn all you can about the products that you sell."
Know your product and help the customer find the right equipment to suit their needs and always be truthful.

Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman in Tallapoosa:
"I love it! But, I feel I'm not making as much as I should."
Pros: Interacting with people, making kids smile, and making sure that I can give our customers the best experience possible.
Cons: Half the crew doesn't do their job, I feel I'm making the least amount of money on the crew, yet I'm doing my job, plus half of everyone else's. And management is lousy.

Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman in Greenville:
"Smarter not harder."
Believe in yourself. Sales boils down to you. If you believe in yourself and what you are selling, you will sell it. You have to have a passion for helping others and putting up with a lot of crap along the way. Don't let others tell you that you can't. Always believe you CAN.

Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman in Crestview:
"Hard work but rewarding contact with customers."
Pros: The employee discount.
Cons: The pay. And consistent attitude from the store manager.

Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman in Torrance:
Pros: Talking to people/mostly good periences.
Cons: The fact that there might be a creepy customer/doing more than 2 things at a time.

Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman in Fort Worth:
Pros: Flexibility.
Cons: Stressful and demanding clients.

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Key Stats for Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 251 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

▲42%

▲23%

▲12%

National Average
$40,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

▲22%



▲12%


Marketing Communications
▼0%

Sales
▼0%

National Average
$40,000


Bilingual
▼4%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 251 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 42%