How much does a Sales Associate make in Chicago, IL?

Updated Aug 4, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$36,329 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,227 salaries

$22K

Low

$36K

Average

$61K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$20,713Range$2,285 - $187,753
The average salary for Sales Associate is $36,329 per year in Chicago, IL Area. Salaries estimates are based on 2227 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Sales Associate employees in Chicago, IL Area.

Seniority Levels

L2
Associate Sales Representative$53,532 /yr
L3
Senior Sales Representative$67,808 /yr
L4
Leader of Sales$108,276 /yr
Career Path

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Related Job Titles

Part Time Sales Associate

$27,848

per year

Sales Associate Cashier

$35,031

per year

Seasonal Sales Associate

$25,888

per year

Cashier

$26,572

per year

Salaries in Chicago, IL Area

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Nordstrom
3.7

Nordstrom

Sales Associate - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $9 - $30
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$9

$30

$9 - $30 Range

Macy's
3.4

Macy's

Sales Associate - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $17

$8

$17

$8 - $17 Range

Gap
3.7

Gap

Sales Associate - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $15

$9

$15

$9 - $15 Range

Best Buy
3.7

Best Buy

Sales Associate - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

The Home Depot
3.8

The Home Depot

Sales Associate - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $6 - $16

$6

$16

$6 - $16 Range

Old Navy
3.5

Old Navy

Sales Associate - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

Forever 21
3.2

Forever 21

Sales Associate - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

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Bath & Body Works
3.9

Bath & Body Works

Sales Associate - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Sales Associate - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $7 - $15

$7

$15

$7 - $15 Range

Victoria's Secret
3.6

Victoria's Secret

Sales Associate - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $17

$9

$17

$9 - $17 Range

Kohl's
3.5

Kohl's

Sales Associate - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $12

$8

$12

$8 - $12 Range

Nordstrom
3.7

Nordstrom

Sales Associate - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $17

$10

$17

$10 - $17 Range

DSW
3.5

DSW

Sales Associate - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $15

$9

$15

$9 - $15 Range

TJ Maxx
3.6

TJ Maxx

Sales Associate - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $8 - $14

$8

$14

$8 - $14 Range

Carson's
3

Carson's

Sales Associate - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $12

$9

$12

$9 - $12 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Sales Associate - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $8 - $21

$8

$21

$8 - $21 Range

Menards
3.4

Menards

Sales Associate - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Target
3.7

Target

Sales Associate - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Macy's
3.4

Macy's

Sales Associate - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $21

$9

$21

$9 - $21 Range

Express
3.5

Express

Sales Associate - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $14

$8

$14

$8 - $14 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Sales Associate salaries

The average salary for a Sales Associate is $36,329 per year in Chicago, IL Area. Salaries estimates are based on 2227 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Sales Associate employees in Chicago, IL Area.

The highest salary for a Sales Associate in Chicago, IL Area is $60,852 per year.

The lowest salary for a Sales Associate in Chicago, IL Area is $21,689 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$13
hourly
A Sales Associate reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
An Associate Hospital Sales Representative reported making $20 per hour
Additional Pay
$10k commissions
Job Highlights
Full-time
5001 to 10000 employees
 
Company - Public
$11
hourly
An Electronic Sales Associate reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$9
hourly
A Sales Associate At the Buckle reported making $9 per hour
Job Highlights
Part-time
5001 to 10000 employees
 
Company - Public
$8
hourly
A Sales Associate reported making $8 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
A Sales Associate reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$11
hourly
An Apparel Sales Associate reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seasonal
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$13
hourly
A Sales Associate reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$10
hourly
A Sales Associate/Cashier reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$10
hourly
A Sales Associate/Cashier reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private