A large fraction of take-home pay for Professional Services Specialists comes from commissions — between two-thirds and three-fourths on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $51K. Most Professional Services Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Professional Services Specialists are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 63 percent of professionals. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,445 - $87,500
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$56K
$88K
MEDIAN: $55,541
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$14.40 - $26.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,445 - $87,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $48,479  
Commission
$35,000  
Total Pay (?
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$31,624 - $103,564  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Hourly Rate
$14.40 - $26.33  
   
Overtime
$41.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $48,479  
   
Commission
$35,000  
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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$31,624 - $103,564  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Professional Services Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $41K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $51K. Professional Services Specialists see a median salary of $47K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Professional Services Specialists who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $61K.

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Key Stats for Professional Services Specialist

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Professional Services Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$51,000

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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