Professional Services Specialist Salary
A big portion of take-home pay for Professional Services Specialists — just below two-thirds, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $55K. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. More than half of Professional Services Specialists (67 percent) survey respondents are men. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$42,896 - $85,149|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $49,665|
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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).)
|$34,306 - $106,436|
|Hourly Rate||$14.37 - $27.34|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $49,665|
|Total Pay (||$34,306 - $106,436|
Job Description for Professional Services Specialist
Professional services specialists work primarily in universities to help faculty and staff members to improve performance in their duties or help students succeed in their studies. The specific duties of this job can vary, as some specialists also teach university classes while others provide counseling to students and employees. They may also review student applications to determine eligibility and make recommendations for admission.Read More...
Professional services specialists usually provide services to faculty and staff such as training and consulting, and some develop training workshops and seminars and even conduct them personally. Research skills are important in this position to keep up with developments in the field, and they may also create reports which highlight data and findings and present them to staff members and faculty. They must always adhere to federal and state guidelines and ensure that staff do the same.
Personnel management duties may be necessary in this multi-faceted position, so leadership and multitasking skills are highly beneficial. A bachelor's degree is often a minimum requirement, and some employers require a master's degree.
Pay by Experience Level for Professional Services Specialist
Pay by Experience for a Professional Services Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Professional Services Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Professional Services Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Professional Services Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 9 salaries. A Professional Services Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 5 salaries.
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