Sales Analyst Salary

Average Sales Analysts in the United States make around $56K per year. In the world of Sales Analysts, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $9K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $41K and $76K. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men make up a slight majority of Sales Analysts (51 percent) who responded to the survey. Most Sales Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$41,350 - $73,074
$41K
$56K
$73K
MEDIAN: $55,789
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$15.01 - $27.56
$15
$22
$28
MEDIAN: $22.08
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$0$75K
Salary $41,350 - $73,074
Bonus $592 - $9,093
Profit Sharing $495.51 - $8,243
Commission $15,675
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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$40,546 - $75,745
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 685
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $15.01 - $27.56
Overtime $19.46 - $40.99
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $592 - $9,093
Commission $15,675
Profit Sharing $495.51 - $8,243
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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$40,546 - $75,745
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 99

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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

  • 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.
  • Contribute to the streamlining of the sales process.
  • Gather, analyze, and distribute sales data.

Common Career Paths for Sales Analyst


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Sales Analysts' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a National Account Manager. The average National Account Manager brings home $85K per year. Sales Analysts most often move into positions as Category Managers or Senior Financial Analysts; those groups report median salaries that are $24K higher and $19K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Sales Analyst


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, facility with Market Research and SQL are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 67 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Those listing Microsoft SQL Server and Customer Relationship Management as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people skilled in Data Analysis are similarly competent in Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Sales Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 571 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 164 salaries. An experienced Sales Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 88 salaries. A Sales Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,417

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

With a pay rate for Sales Analysts that is 16 percent greater than the national average, San Jose offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Sales Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+11 percent), Philadelphia (+6 percent), Irvine (+5 percent), and Minneapolis (+4 percent). Falling short of the national average by 14 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Denver. Employers in Cleveland and Washington also lean toward paying below-median salaries (14 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Q: What is it like working as a Sales Analyst?

Sales Analyst in Walnut Creek:
"Corporate Culture for a Young Black Man."
Pros: Great opportunity with sure possibility of positive upward mobility, a free car, benefits, and savings/contribution plans.
Cons: White man culture. Dominated by legacy kids. Very much an us versus them culture.

Sales Analyst in Springdale:
"Very corporate, food service."
Pros: Opportunity to move to other types of roles.
Cons: Very little flexibility, seems under appreciated.

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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Key Stats for Sales Analyst

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 152 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Sales Analyst Salaries

▲20%

▲9%

▲9%

National Average
$56,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Sales Analyst Salaries

Market Research
▲67%

SQL
▲4%


Sales Management
▲2%

▲1%

▲1%





National Average
$56,000

Salesforce
▼1%

Data Analysis
▼2%

Business Analysis
▼2%


Microsoft SQL Server
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 152 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 9%
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