Associate Sales Representative Statistics in the US

The average employee age for associate sales representatives is 46 years. The associate sales representative workforce reached a whopping 1,143,374 in 2020!

Among associate sales representatives, we discovered that 47.7% of them are women, while 47.5% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among associate sales representatives is White, which makes up 76.0% of all associate sales representatives. Comparatively, there are 13.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 4.7% of the Asian ethnicity. The majority of associate sales representatives are located in NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

Associate sales representatives are more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies. Taking it a step further, associate sales representatives are more likely to find a job in the retail industry. Looking at associate sales representative statistics, we found was that Washington, New Jersey, Michigan, Wisconsin and Virginia are where associate sales representatives find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about associate sales representative demographics? We analyzed 3,511 associate sales representatives resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Associate Sales Representative Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as associate sales representatives. Keep reading to find out what the results for associate sales representatives were.

Associate Sales Representative Gender Ratio

Among associate sales representatives, 47.7% of them are women compared to 47.5% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 47.7%
  • Male, 47.5%
  • Unknown, 4.8%

Associate Sales Representative Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among associate sales representatives is White, which makes up 76.0% of all associate sales representatives. Comparatively, there are 13.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 4.7% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 76.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 13.6%
  • Asian, 4.7%
  • Black or African American, 3.9%
  • Unknown, 1.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Associate Sales Representatives

The chart below shows that 55.0% of associate sales representatives speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 10.1% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 4.7%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 55.0%
  • French, 10.1%
  • Chinese, 4.7%
  • Mandarin, 3.6%
  • Russian, 3.6%
  • Other, 23.0%

Associate Sales Representative Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among associate sales representatives.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Associate Sales Representative Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the associate sales representative position over time.

Male
Female
77%
75%
72%
70%
67%
65%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Associate Sales Representative Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of associate sales representatives changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of associate sales representatives based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Associate Sales Representative

By looking over 3,511 associate sales representatives resumes, we figured out that the average associate sales representative enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 38%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Associate Sales Representative Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of associate sales representative employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of associate sales representatives is 40+ years old, which represents 68% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Associate Sales Representatives with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, outside parts sales and factory representative have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Avon Sales Representative9%87%
Avon Representative9%87%
Inside Sales Assistant22%74%
Associate Sales Representative47%48%
Commercial Equipment And Supplies Sales Representative85%10%
Factory Representative86%10%
Outside Parts Sales88%9%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Outside Parts Sales
Factory Representative
Commercial Equipment And Supplies Sales Representative
Associate Sales Representative
Inside Sales Assistant
Avon Representative
Avon Sales Representative
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Associate Sales Representatives with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to associate sales representatives.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Fuel Clerk7.47%
Associate Sales Representative10.18%
Personal Shopper11.11%
Rental Manager11.59%
Point Of Sales Associate11.77%
Dept Manager15.91%
Advertising Sales Consultant16.88%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Associate Sales Representative?

male-income
Male Income
$46,957
female-income
Female Income
$46,081

Associate Sales Representative Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and White women make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$48,813
$48,099
$47,385
$46,672
$45,958
$45,244
$44,531
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Associate Sales Representative Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$46,964
Some College/ Associate Degree$48,099
Bachelor's Degree$52,138
Master's Degree$54,652

Associate Sales Representative Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$57,060
$54,652
$52,243
$49,834
$47,425
$45,016
$42,608
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Associate Sales Representative Heatmaps

The amount you can make as an associate sales representative can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of associate sales representatives is $114,301. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Associate Sales Representatives Earn The Most?

The map here shows where associate sales representatives earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Associate Sales Representatives Located?

By looking through more than 3,511 resumes, we found that the most popular places for associate sales representatives are NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

Number of Associate Sales Representatives

Where Are Associate Sales Representatives In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country associate sales representatives are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Associate Sales Representative Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ associate sales representatives. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most associate sales representatives is the retail industry.

What Percentage Of Associate Sales Representative Jobs Are Remote?

28.0% Remote

Freelance, outsourced or remote workers who spend much of their time working from home.

72.0% On-Site

Some of the vacancies require to stay on-site without possibility of working remotely.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire associate sales representatives.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Associate Sales Representative Work In

Employees with the associate sales representative job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most associate sales representatives prefer to work at public companies over private companies.

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Public

Private

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ associate sales representatives. Those industries include retail, health care and technology.

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Retail

Fortune 500

Health Care

Technology

Manufacturing

Associate Sales Representative Jobs