The average pay for a Sales Consultant is $48,280 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Marketing, Account Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Account Sales, and Technical Sales.
Read More
$24,931 - $98,171
$25K
$48K
$98K
MEDIAN: $48,280
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$8.39 - $17.66
$8
$11
$18
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$24,931 - $98,171  
   
Bonus
$504 - $34,444  
Profit Sharing
$514 - $19,866  
Commission
$835 - $50,501  
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).
)
$20,423 - $99,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,305
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.
)
$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$8.39 - $17.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.44  
Overtime
$12.19 - $68.47  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$504 - $34,444  
   
Commission
$835 - $50,501  
Profit Sharing
$514 - $19,866  
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).
)
$20,423 - $99,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 957

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Sales Consultant

A sales consultant is responsible for finding customers who would purchase their company's products. A sales consultant often has to meet with clients, both in and out of the office; usually they will be assigned a certain territory in which they will travel. The sales consultant must be very familiar with a company’s products and their features to explain the features to the customer and why the customer needs them, and to help train the customers in their use.

Read More...

Sales Consultant Tasks

  • Compute sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash or credit payment.
  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
  • Consult with customer to determine their wants or needs.

Common Career Paths for Sales Consultant


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Sales Consultant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Sales Consultant

Popular Skills for Sales Consultant

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Consultant

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

Pay Difference by Location

99%

78%

64%

57%

47%

43%

40%

39%

34%

National Average: $40,358

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

Sales Consultant Reviews

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

Sales Consultant in Portsmouth:
"A good job if you like to sale sale sale and have customers."
Pros: Drive the all the cars and some freedom.
Cons: You never know what the real deal is that is being made or what we sale things for for a lot of stress in this job we are sometimes given the wrong info and no matter what it is you're fault.

Sales Consultant in Charleston:
"Sharing Life's Moments."
Pros: Helping customers pick the right engagement ring, anniversary present or something for themselves. I enjoy getting to know new people everyday. The relationships we build in the jewelry industry last a lifetime. Purchasing jewelry for someone special is very emotional for customers. We are there to help in their decision of what to get their loved ones and to make it less stressful.
Cons: We have to hit 6 standards everyday. I feel that these 6 standards are sometimes more important than customers wants and needs. I understand we need SALES, CREDIT AND REPAIRS. I just don't love pushing so much for all 6. I feel that the customer should come before our 6 for 6 quota.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Sales Consultant

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 324 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Sales Consultant Salaries




National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Sales Consultant Salaries

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 58%









National Average
$40,000


up arrow 12%


Salesforce
up arrow 25%

Bilingual
up arrow 27%

Spanish Language
up arrow 43%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 324 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 31%
ADVERTISEMENT