SALES AGENT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$56,000
$28,000
Min 10%
$56,000
Median 50%
$113,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Maine
Average Experience Level
2.0 years
How much does a sales agent make?
Sales Agents in America make, on average, $56,475 a year or $27.15 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $113,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $28,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Sales Agents are Automotive companies and Insurance companies. States with the highest Sales Agent salaries include Maine, Massachusetts, Hawaii, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. The typical tenure for a Sales Agent is 2.0 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Agent
$35,261

Average Sales Agent Salary By Company

There is good job security in Sales Agent positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Automotive companies and Insurance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Sales Agents at AAA Southern New England Inc. and Goldman Sachs report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Credit Suisse and Omni Hotels & Resorts pay their Sales Agents very well.

Average Sales Agent Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Sales Agent in the United States is $56,475 per year or $27.15 per hour. The city with the highest Sales Agent salary is San Francisco, CA at $62,919 per year. The average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $27,000. Maine, Massachusetts, Hawaii, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island are the highest paying states. Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$62,919
2
Portland, ME
$57,631
3
Boston, MA
$57,005
4
Albany, NY
$54,690
5
Jersey City, NJ
$53,297

Average Sales Agent Salary By Industry

Wages for Sales Agents can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Transportation companies, Finance companies, and Insurance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Sales Agents. Salaries for Sales Agents in Transportation companies average $64,292 annually, while Finance companies and Insurance companies pay $60,135 and $58,949, respectively. The types of companies that pay Sales Agents the least are in the Automotive industry, where the average annual salary is $47,780.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Transportation
$64,292
2
Finance
$60,135
3
Insurance
$58,949
4
Hospitality
$58,492
5
Internet
$50,997

RECENTLY ADDED Sales Agent SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Vacationiq
Sales Agent
10/31/2019
$45,000
10/31/2019
$55,000
Bolt Insurance Agency
Sales Agent
10/30/2019
$40,000
10/30/2019
$100,000
Aventure Staffing
Sales Agent
10/29/2019
$27,131
AAA Motor Club
Sales Agent
10/29/2019
$100,000
10/29/2019
$21,914
10/29/2019
$41,500
10/28/2019
$25,044
Gus Colvin State Farm Insurance Agency
Sales Agent
10/26/2019
$150,000
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