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Inside Sales Specialist Salary

An Inside Sales Specialist earns an average salary of $43,920 per year. A skill in Technical Sales is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$31,574 - $60,295
(Median)
$32K
$44K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,920
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90%

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$11.98 - $23.39
(Median)
$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,574 - $60,295  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,623  
Profit Sharing
$679 - $8,953  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,219  
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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$30,218 - $65,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 434
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $23.39  
   
Overtime
$14.95 - $35.31  
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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,623  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,219  
Profit Sharing
$679 - $8,953  
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).
)
$30,218 - $65,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202

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Job Description for Inside Sales Specialist

The inside sales specialist is typically responsible for contacting potential new customers, handling the needs of existing customers, and advancing and closing the sales process. The main objective of the inside sales specialist is to provide inside sales support for the specific geographic region to which they are assigned; this includes contacting customers, creating price quotes, and accepting and processing new orders. Most of the time, inside sales specialists work closely with outside sales representatives, supply chain representatives, and external manufacturers for product pricing and availability. Inside sales specialists work directly with external customers on a daily basis and provide direct support to the sales department. They help ensure proper communication occurs within the sales team and often makes recommendations to help improve the entire sales process.

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Inside Sales Specialist Tasks

  • Research and target new accounts and leads within organizations.
  • Be an expert in the products and communicating their value and utility.
  • Document lead information and contacts in organizational databases.
  • Develop business leads, establishing relationships and closing deals.
  • Understand, update, and maintain contracts, forecasting future income.

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Pay by Experience Level for Inside Sales Specialist

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Experience Affects Inside Sales Specialist Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Inside Sales Specialist Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 11%

Account Management
up arrow 9%

National Average
$44,000

Inside Sales
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 137 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 14%
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