The average pay for a Sales Compensation Analyst is $63,711 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$46,864 - $91,692
(Median)
$47K
$64K
$92K
MEDIAN: $63,711
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$46,864 - $91,692  
   
Bonus
$1,484 - $9,947  
Profit Sharing
$1,900  
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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$43,706 - $94,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.59  
   
Overtime
$40.38  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,484 - $9,947  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,900  
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).
)
$43,706 - $94,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Job Description for Sales Compensation Analyst

A sales compensation analyst analyzes salary levels and commissions for the sales team in a company. The analyst makes sure that the compensation is distributed correctly. The analyst will usually carry out validation efforts on a monthly basis. Exception requests should also be processed manually by the analyst. It is important to be detail-oriented to be able to detect any current discrepancies. When complaints are made as to inconsistencies, the sales compensation analyst must use problem-solving skills to find out the root of the problem, whether it is a one-time error or ongoing issue.

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Sales Compensation Analyst Tasks

  • Compile, analyze and report employee incentive sales data.
  • Compute commissions, wages and deductions for sales employees.
  • Assist in planning and implementing new and modified sales compensation plans.

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Experience Affects Sales Compensation Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Sales Compensation Analyst Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

National Average
$63,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
medical benefits
Vision: 87%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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