The average pay for an Inside Sales Specialist is $45,448 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$30,984 - $62,875
(Median)
$31K
$45K
$63K
MEDIAN: $45,448
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$13.00 - $25.10
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$13
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$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,984 - $62,875  
   
Bonus
$488.53 - $10,314  
Profit Sharing
$604 - $29,799  
Commission
$0.00 - $21,808  
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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$30,989 - $66,837  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 316
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $25.10  
   
Overtime
$19.85 - $39.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$488.53 - $10,314  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $21,808  
Profit Sharing
$604 - $29,799  
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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$30,989 - $66,837  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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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
$45,000


Skills That Affect Inside Sales Specialist Salaries


Customer Service
0%

National Average
$45,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Inside Sales
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Account Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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