Appointment Setter Salary

Appointment Setters in the United States can expect to earn an average of $11.52 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all — the greater part lack any form of coverage — but more than a third have medical insurance, and nearly one in four have dental, too. Though the majority of Appointment Setters do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Appointment Setters making up 75 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$19,234 - $41,562
(Median)
$19K
$31K
$42K
MEDIAN: $30,520
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90%

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$8.88 - $15.26
(Median)
$8
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,234 - $41,562  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,018  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,719 - $36,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.88 - $15.26  
   
Overtime
$13.68 - $20.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,018  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,719 - $36,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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Job Description for Appointment Setter

Appointment setters are telemarketers who call businesses and individuals to encourage them to make appointments to meet with sales representatives. Those in this position must be able to listen to potential customers and determine their needs by maintaining extensive knowledge of the products and services offered and how they can benefit customers. They must also be able to answer any questions customers may have, and many positions have commission and minimum sales goals.

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Appointment Setter Tasks

  • Provide information to incoming calls and questions
  • Overcome rejection and build interest by explaining the advantages of various products and services.
  • Manage filing systems that track correspondences and other marketing related material.
  • Make calls to prospective clients and businesses using leads and cold-call lists to generate appointments for sales representatives.
  • Connect with private consumers and businesses to get them to commit to a sales appointment

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Appointment Setters report a narrow range of specific skills. Fortunate workers who know Sales command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 48 percent above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

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Experience Affects Appointment Setter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Appointment Setter Salaries

Sales
up arrow 48%

National Average
$25,000

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 62%
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