Entry-Level Sales Administrators aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $40K per year. Although around one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and a majority get dental coverage, too. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Sales Administrators who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,585 - $51,660
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$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,093
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$12.45 - $20.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,585 - $51,660  
   
Bonus
$481.77 - $5,142  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
Commission
$2.14 - $27,617  
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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$28,532 - $49,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 265
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $20.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.40  
Overtime
$20.10 - $32.01  
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.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$481.77 - $5,142  
   
Commission
$2.14 - $27,617  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$28,532 - $49,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 244

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,723

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For Entry-Level Sales Administrators, working in the bustling city of Chicago has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Sales Administrators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+20 percent), Houston (+15 percent), Dallas (+11 percent), and Seattle (+9 percent). The lowest-paying market is Miami, which sits 17 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in San Diego (4 percent lower) and Atlanta (3 percent lower).

Key Stats for Sales Administrator

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
081
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Sales Administrator Salaries

Salesforce
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Sales Administration
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Word
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Customer Service
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Microsoft Office
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Office Administration
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Data Entry
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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