Inside Sales Specialist Salary

An Inside Sales Specialist earns an average salary of $45,027 per year. A skill in Sales Engineering 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.

$30,811 - $62,182
$31K
$45K
$62K
MEDIAN: $45,027
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$13.03 - $25.45
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MEDIAN: $17.86
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,811 - $62,182  
   
Bonus
$484.11 - $10,225  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $19,866  
Commission
$0.00 - $22,230  
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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$30,992 - $65,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 293
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.03 - $25.45  
   
Overtime
$19.57 - $39.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$484.11 - $10,225  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $22,230  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $19,866  
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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$30,992 - $65,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 151

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Inside Sales Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Inside Sales Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Inside Sales Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 218 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Inside 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 $49,000 based on 123 salaries. An experienced Inside Sales Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 132 salaries. An Inside 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 $51,000 based on 76 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,617

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Key Stats for Inside Sales Specialist

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Inside Sales Specialist Salaries

▲12%

▲9%

▲7%

National Average
$46,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Inside Sales Specialist Salaries

Sales Engineering
▲12%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼0%

National Average
$46,000


▼2%

Account Management
▼5%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 16%