The average Sales Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $15.79 per hour. In the world of Sales Coordinators, total cash compensation ranges from $26K on the lower end to $54K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $7K and profit sharing that approaches $5K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $19K. The company is the main element affecting pay for this group — the particular city and tenure are driving factors as well. The vast majority of Sales Coordinators (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Sales Coordinators. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,331 - $55,755
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$41K
$56K
MEDIAN: $41,286
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$11.26 - $21.57
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,331 - $55,755  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,093  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,979  
Commission
$1,189 - $19,144  
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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$26,236 - $53,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.26 - $21.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.61 - $5.87  
Overtime
$16.60 - $32.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,093  
   
Commission
$1,189 - $19,144  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,979  
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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$26,236 - $53,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,220
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Job Description for Sales Coordinator

A sales coordinator manages a sales team on behalf of their organization. They are usually responsible for hiring staff members and providing them with the team's vision and goals; they work with the team to ensure that sales quotas and additional team goals are consistently met. The sales coordinator may manage a budget for expenses such as travel, marketing and bonuses, as well as develop their team's sales quotas and participate in negotiations with clients. These professionals need to ensure that customers are satisfied and that the products or services they are offered meet customers' needs and budgets. They also need to ensure that their team members have a good understanding of the products or services they are selling, as well as that team members receive any training as needed (such as when new products are rolled out).

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Sales Coordinator Tasks

  • Process incoming orders.
  • Check accuracy of orders.
  • Complete follow-up of revisions and corrections.
  • Review of all documents.

Common Career Paths for Sales Coordinator


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Sales Coordinators may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as National Sales Manager. The latter position pays an average of $89K annually. It is not unusual for a Sales Coordinator to become a Sales and Marketing Coordinator or an Executive Assistant.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Sales Coordinator


Lowe's Companies, Inc, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., Hyatt Hotels, Hilton Worldwide, and Hampton Inn are top-notch employers for Sales Coordinators in this area. Mattel, Inc. attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $53K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Hilton Worldwide, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc, and Waste Management, Inc., where earnings of $38K, $38K, or $33K are standard for Sales Coordinators.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $22K to just $35K — but Hampton Inn offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $24K. Also approaching the lower end are Holiday Inn Express at $26K, Hilton Garden Inn at $26K, and Holiday Inn at $27K.

Popular Skills for Sales Coordinator


Sales Coordinators seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Data Analysis, Customer Relationship Management, and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 8 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Event Planning, Customer Service, and Phone Support. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Data Entry and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Coordinator

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


For Sales Coordinators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $37K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $41K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Sales Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $43K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $44K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,475

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

With a pay rate for Sales Coordinators that is 19 percent greater than the national average, Boston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Sales Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+17 percent), New York (+16 percent), Charlotte (+12 percent), and Los Angeles (+10 percent). Trailing the national average by 9 percent, San Diego is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in Indianapolis and Orlando (9 percent lower).

Sales Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as a Sales Coordinator?

Sales Coordinator in Los Angeles:
"Experience as a sales coordinator."
Pros: First of all I like working in the fresh produce industry and my most favorite part testing and tasting the produce as well as introducing it to the customer.
Cons: I sometimes have to take returns from customers that change their mind.

Sales Coordinator in Oakdale:
"Boring and frustrating."
Pros: I love helping people with products and helping them to be happy with their products.
Cons: It is very boring and frustrating. People yell at me a lot.

Sales Coordinator in St. Peter:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: Flexibility, spacious office, casual dress opportunity, benefits, education reimbursement.
Cons: Communication issues, inconsistent technology, lacking full benefits and competitive salary scale.

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Experience Affects Sales Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Sales Coordinator Salaries



Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Database Management & Reporting
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Sales Administration
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Customer Relations
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Microsoft Excel
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$38,000

Microsoft Office
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Data Entry
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 326 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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