Commercial Sales Specialist Salary

Median pay for Commercial Sales Specialists in the United States is around $47K annually. While some workers in this profession — close to one-fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Most Commercial Sales Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Commercial Sales Specialists who answered the questionnnaire. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,087 - $71,824
(Median)
$29K
$47K
$72K
MEDIAN: $46,819
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$11.27 - $21.20
(Median)
$11
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$29,087 - $71,824  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,468  
Commission
$0.00 - $30,410  
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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$27,138 - $76,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.27 - $21.20  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.97  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,468  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $30,410  
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).
)
$27,138 - $76,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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.


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $36K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $39K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Commercial Sales Specialists make a median salary of $51K. 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.

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Experience Affects Commercial Sales Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 20%
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