Sales Analyst Salary

Earnings for Sales Analysts in the United States come in at around $53K annually on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $9K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Sales Analysts can bottom out near $39K or peak near $76K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most Sales Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women Sales Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Nearly all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect vision insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,236 - $71,282

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$14.50 - $26.70

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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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,236 - $71,282  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,213  
Profit Sharing
$695 - $9,729  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,289  
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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$38,513 - $75,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 872
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.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $26.70  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $40.45  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,213  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,289  
Profit Sharing
$695 - $9,729  
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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$38,513 - $75,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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Job Description for Sales Analyst

The sales analyst is tasked with a variety of efforts relating to increasing overall sales. This primarily involves analyzing past sales data and market trends, and then using those analyses to produce sales forecasts and strategies. They also examines a company's production, distribution, and marketing systems to address possible shortcomings. The sales analyst may coordinate with marketing teams to create promotional activities and suggest other methods to boost sales. The sales analyst must communicate with vendors and outside clients to coordinate new marketing efforts.

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Sales Analyst Tasks

  • Contribute to the streamlining of the sales process.
  • Gather, analyze, and distribute sales data.
  • Support business decision by tracking and providing reports on opportunity/threat analysis, promotional ROI and forecasting sales.
  • Work with internal partners to apply sales data to organizational development.

Common Career Paths for Sales Analyst


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At the upper end, Sales Analysts who move into a National Account Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for National Account Managers is a much higher $84K per year. It is quite typical for Sales Analysts to transition into roles as Category Managers or Senior Financial Analysts, where reported median earnings are $24K and $21K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Sales Analyst


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Financial Reporting, Sales, and SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent, 18 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Salesforce and Customer Relationship Management. Most people who know Data Analysis also know Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Analyst

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


Sales Analysts with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $51K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $61K. On average, Sales Analysts make $62K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $64K.

Pay Difference by Location


Sales Analysts will find that Philadelphia offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 33 percent. Sales Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+21 percent), Bentonville (+18 percent), New York (+18 percent), and Boston (+18 percent). Seattle is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 15 percent. Workers in Miami and Cleveland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (15 percent less and 11 percent less, respectively).

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What is it like working as a Sales Analyst?

Sales Analyst in Carlsbad:
"Problem Solving And Working With Others."
Pros: Love the problem solving and ability to work with others to help make their jobs easier and streamlined allowing for value added activities.
Cons: Challenge of gathering the necessary stakeholders and political items that may arise but the challenges are still pros and cons.

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Experience Affects Sales Analyst Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Sales Analyst Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 27%

Sales
up arrow 18%

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
up arrow 8%

Forecasting
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%

Business Analysis
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Salesforce
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 167 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 8%
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