Salesman Salary in the US

$46,695
per year
per month
$3,890
per month
per year
Bonus
$1,800/year
Commission
$10,500/year
Profit Sharing
$1,400/year
Bonus
$150/month
Commission
$870/month
Profit Sharing
$120/month

Salesman - Average Salary

The average salary for a Salesman is $46,695 per year ($3,890 per month), which is $6,795 (-13%) lower than the average salary in the United States.
A Salesman can expect an average starting salary of $27,480. The highest salaries can exceed $84,860.
$27,480
Low
$46,695
Average salary
$84,860
High
$2,290
Low
$3,890
Average salary
$7,070
High
Total pay includes salary, bonus, commission and profit sharing.
$0
$87,100
$174,160
Salary$27,480 - 84,860
Bonus$0 - 21,000
Commission$1,200 - 51,500
Profit Sharing$0 - 16,800
Total Pay$28,680 - 174,160
$0
$7,260
$14,510
Salary$2,290 - 7,070
Bonus$0 - 1,750
Commission$100 - 4,290
Profit Sharing$0 - 1,400
Total Pay$2,390 - 14,510

Salesman Salary Range

Low
$27,480
Average salary
$46,695
Senior
$68,250
High
$84,860
Low
$2,290
Average salary
$3,890
Senior
$5,690
High
$7,070
Among Salesmen in the U.S., Entry Level Salesmen have the lowest salaries, while Life Insurance Salesmen, Pharmaceutical Salesmen and Medical Equipment Salesmen enjoy the highest salaries.

Salesman - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Medical Equipment Salesman$85K/year
+82% 
Life Insurance Salesman$77K/year
+65% 
Pharmaceutical Salesman$77K/year
+64% 
Solar Salesman$73K/year
+56% 
HVAC Salesman$58K/year
+24% 
Car Salesman$44K/year
 -5%

Salesman - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Salesman with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $35,250 per year. A mid level Salesman with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $44,650, while a Senior Salesman with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $65,880. Salesmen with more than 20 years of experience earn $64,250 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Salesman

Senior▲ +41%
Late Career▲ +38%
Average Salary$46,695/year
Mid Level▼ -4%
Entry Level▼ -25%

Salesman - Jobs by Location

Salesman - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Salesman jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Salesman

How much does a Salesman make in the US?
A Salesman in the US earns an average of $46,695 gross per year, which is about $3,890 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Salesman updated to 2023.
What is the starting salary for a Salesman in the US?
The starting salary of a Salesman in the US is around $27,480 gross per year. Entry Level Salesmen usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Salesman in the US?
The highest salary of a Salesman in the US can reach and exceed $84,860 gross per year. Life Insurance Salesmen, Pharmaceutical Salesmen and Medical Equipment Salesmen usually have the highest salaries.
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