Sales Coordinator Salary

Compared to the national salary average for Sales Coordinators, those in the same line of work who choose to work for Mattel, Inc. enjoy much larger paychecks — $53K on average versus $40K annually. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc, Marriott International, Inc., and Lowe's Companies, Inc, top-paying firms where Sales Coordinators rake in a solid $36K, $33K, or $31K, respectively. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$29,959 - $54,639
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MEDIAN: $40,393
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$11.01 - $20.98
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,959 - $54,639  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,142  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,477  
Commission
$1,167 - $17,104  
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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$25,891 - $53,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,815
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.01 - $20.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.15  
Overtime
$15.20 - $32.19  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,142  
   
Commission
$1,167 - $17,104  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,477  
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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$25,891 - $53,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,627
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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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For Sales Coordinators, progressing to a National Sales Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, a National Sales Manager can earn $90K annually. Becoming a Sales and Marketing Coordinator or an Executive Assistant is a common transition from a Sales Coordinator role.

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Popular Skills for Sales Coordinator


Survey results imply that Sales Coordinators deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, Project Management, Sales Management, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 9 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Event Planning, Customer Service, and Office Administration. It is often found that people who know Sales Administration are also skilled in Microsoft Excel. Most people experienced in Customer Service also know 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Sales Coordinators — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $36K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $40K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Sales Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $42K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $43K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,871

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

For Sales Coordinators, working in the bustling city of Houston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Sales Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+16 percent), New York (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Miami (+6 percent). With compensation 9 percent below the national average, Orlando is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in San Diego and Denver (8 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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)
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Sales Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Customer Relations
0%

National Average
$38,000

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Sales
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Phone Support
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 569 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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