Commercial Sales Specialists in the United States pull down an average of $14.36 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Although just under a third lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Commercial Sales Specialists who answered the questionnnaire. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$29,361 - $69,169
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MEDIAN: $50,207
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$9.40 - $23.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,361 - $69,169  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $38,783  
Profit Sharing
$983  
Commission
$1,021 - $40,268  
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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$25,103 - $67,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.40 - $23.68  
   
Overtime
$12.16 - $34.17  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $38,783  
   
Commission
$1,021 - $40,268  
Profit Sharing
$983  
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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$25,103 - $67,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Job Description for Commercial Sales Specialist

Commercial sales specialists are responsible for the direct sales of company goods and services to potential customers. Strong customer service skills and the ability to handle multiple customer inquiries at once are necessary for this position, and they are also responsible for reaching and maintaining monthly goals set by the company in regards to sales.

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Commercial Sales Specialist Tasks

  • Coordinate and lead sales associates.
  • Inform and assist customers regarding technical and specialized merchandise.
  • Take the lead in resolving customer complaints and ensure customer satisfactions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Sales Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Commercial Sales Specialists with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $36K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $46K. Commercial Sales Specialists see a median salary of $47K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Commercial Sales Specialists who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $59K.

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Q: What is it like working as a Commercial Sales Specialist?

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"Don't Settle."
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Key Stats for Commercial Sales Specialist

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
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1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Commercial Sales Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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