Sales Analyst Salary

Earnings for Sales Analysts in the United States come in at around $53K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Sales Analysts varies from $39K to $76K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K each. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. Women Sales Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most Sales Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,265 - $71,430
(Median)
$39K
$53K
$71K
MEDIAN: $53,339
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$14.38 - $26.47
(Median)
$14
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,265 - $71,430  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
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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$38,520 - $76,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 870
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.38 - $26.47  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $40.51  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
   
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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$38,520 - $76,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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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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Sales Analysts who transition into a National Account Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $84K per year. It is quite typical for Sales Analysts to transition into roles as Category Managers or Sales Operations Managers, where reported median earnings are $24K and $17K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Sales Analyst


Sales Analysts seem to require a rather large skill set. 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 26 percent, 18 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Salesforce and Customer Relationship Management. Most people familiar with 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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $51K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $61K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Sales Analysts see a median salary of $62K after reaching one to two decades on the job. As Sales Analysts reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $65K.

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 will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+21 percent), Bentonville (+18 percent), Boston (+17 percent), and New York (+14 percent). Trailing the national average by 15 percent, Seattle is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers in Miami and Cincinnati also lean toward paying below-median salaries (15 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

Sales Analyst Reviews

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 26%

Sales
up arrow 18%

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
up arrow 8%


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%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Business Analysis
up arrow 3%

Salesforce
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 173 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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 8%
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