Sales Agent Salary in the United States

How much does a Sales Agent make in the United States? The average Sales Agent salary in the United States is $53,318 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $51,645 and $63,358. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Sales Agent researches various published sources to create list of prospects to contact for marketing purposes. May require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Being a Sales Agent is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Additionally, Sales Agent performs a variety of complicated tasks. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. A limited degree of creativity and latitude is expected. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.7%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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