Entry-Level Sales Administrator Salary

The average Entry-Level Sales Administrator earns approximately $16.36 per hour. Total cash compensation varies widely depending on the individual performance of Entry-Level Sales Administrators. Generally sitting in the range of $28K to $49K, the final number can include almost $5K each from bonuses and profit sharing and commissions of $20K in exceptional cases. One-fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. The vast majority of Entry-Level Sales Administrators (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,802 - $52,803
$30K
$40K
$53K
MEDIAN: $40,100
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.52 - $20.06
$13
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $16.36
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,802 - $52,803  
   
Bonus
$507 - $5,109  
Profit Sharing
$291.70 - $5,034  
Commission
$694 - $20,000  
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).
)
$28,482 - $49,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.52 - $20.06  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.40  
Overtime
$19.28 - $31.65  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$507 - $5,109  
   
Commission
$694 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$291.70 - $5,034  
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).
)
$28,482 - $49,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 272

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Sales Administrator Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,603

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Sales Administrators, Chicago offers exceptional salaries, 28 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Sales Administrators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+22 percent), Dallas (+11 percent), Seattle (+10 percent), and Phoenix (+9 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Miami, 17 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in San Diego and Atlanta (5 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Sales Administrator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Sales Administrator in Dallas:
"Customer Service."
Customer service is KEY! You must be willing to go the extra mile to make our people happy, as they are the ones who make our paycheck.

Key Stats for Sales Administrator

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
13%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Skills That Affect Sales Administrator Salaries

Salesforce
▲3%

National Average
$38,000

Sales Administration
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼1%

Office Administration
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Customer Service
▼4%


Data Entry
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 24%
ADVERTISEMENT