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Appointment Setter Salary

The average Appointment Setter in the United States earns approximately $11.48 per hour. Female Appointment Setters make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. Although more than a third have medical coverage and just under one in three have dental coverage, more than half claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$19,299 - $41,370
(Median)
$19K
$30K
$41K
MEDIAN: $30,000
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$8.88 - $15.29
(Median)
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,299 - $41,370  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,883  
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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$18,738 - $36,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.88 - $15.29  
   
Overtime
$13.36 - $20.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,883  
   
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).
)
$18,738 - $36,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112

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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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Survey takers who work as Appointment Setters usually report a few 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 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

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 17 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 63%
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