Commercial Sales Specialist Salary

Median pay for Commercial Sales Specialists in the United States is around $47K per year. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most Commercial Sales Specialists survey respondents are men (76 percent). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,441 - $72,584
(Median)
$29K
$47K
$73K
MEDIAN: $46,819
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$11.40 - $21.47
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary 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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$29,441 - $72,584  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,426  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
Commission
$0.00 - $38,783  
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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$26,804 - $76,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.40 - $21.47  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $34.24  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,426  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $38,783  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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).
)
$26,804 - $76,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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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.


For Commercial Sales Specialists, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $35K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $39K. Commercial Sales Specialists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $49K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $50K.

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Experience Affects Commercial Sales Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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