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Commercial Sales Specialist Salary

Commercial Sales Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $46K annually. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Commercial Sales Specialists is high. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Commercial Sales Specialists who answered the questionnnaire. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$29,535 - $74,750
(Median)
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46K
61K
75K
MEDIAN: $45,713
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$12.52 - $20.20
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,535 - $74,750  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,729  
Commission
$0.00 - $25,228  
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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$27,227 - $78,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.52 - $20.20  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.81  
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,729  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $25,228  
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).
)
$27,227 - $78,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
United States (change)

Job Description for Commercial Sales Specialist

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

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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.


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $36K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $38K. For Commercial Sales Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $50K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $47K by contrast.

Commercial Sales Specialist Advice

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Do your homework on the company, their policies, their turnover rate, growth, ask employees about their job and how they feel about the position and the management.

Experience Affects Commercial Sales Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 19%