Commercial Sales Specialist Salary
The average Commercial Sales Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $15.31 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Male Commercial Sales Specialists are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and approximately one-fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a fair number. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
|Salary||$30,913 - $71,244|
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|$25,386 - $65,659|
|Hourly Rate||$9.93 - $24.16|
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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.Read More...
Commercial sales specialists should have excellent communication skills to work well with management and co-workers and knowledge of general office software, and they are always expected to put customers' needs first and assist them in anything that will improve customer-retention and new sales. They must always strive to surpass current goals and meet or exceed deadlines issued by the company, and they must also maintain an impeccable standard of integrity and accountability and demonstrate commitment to the company at all times.
A high school diploma and prior direct sales experience with customers in a business-to-business sales environment are often minimum requirements for this position, and some employers may prefer those who also have a bachelor's or master's degree in a business- or marketing-related field. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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 for a Commercial Sales Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Commercial Sales Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Commercial Sales Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Commercial Sales Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 14 salaries. A Commercial Sales Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 9 salaries.
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