Sales Operations Manager Salary

Average Sales Operations Managers in the United States make around $66K per year. In the world of Sales Operations Managers, overall cash earnings stretch from $41K near the bottom to $112K near the top; these packages encompass bonuses that run close to $20K and profit sharing that can (albeit rarely) exceed $16K, along with commissions approaching $40K. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Sales Operations Managers making up 55 percent of survey respondents. Most Sales Operations Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$40,677 - $101,456
(Median)
$41K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $65,636
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$10.75 - $29.28
(Median)
$11
$16
$29
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,677 - $101,456  
   
Bonus
$507 - $19,675  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,893  
Commission
$0.00 - $39,663  
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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$41,086 - $111,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,394
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.75 - $29.28  
   
Overtime
$8.43 - $51.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$507 - $19,675  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $39,663  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,893  
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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$41,086 - $111,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Job Description for Sales Operations Manager

Sales operations managers oversee the training, management, and support of sales teams within an organization. They are usually heavily involved in interpreting and analyzing customer and sales data within the relevant software systems.

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Sales Operations Manager Tasks

  • Produce revenue forecasts and devise methods of making more accurate predictions.
  • Review and analyze sales data to discover areas needing improvement.
  • Define company sales strategies to ensure profitability and continued revenue growth.

Common Career Paths for Sales Operations Manager


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While not commonly seen, Sales Operations Managers who transition into a Director of Sales Operations position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Directors of Sales Operations is $115K per year.

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Popular Skills for Sales Operations Manager


Survey takers working as Sales Operations Managers report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Business Analysis, Oracle, and SQL are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent, 27 percent, and 16 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Sales, Customer Relationship Management, and Sales Management. Most people who know Operations Management also know Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Operations Manager

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


For many Sales Operations Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $61K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $75K. On average, Sales Operations Managers make $78K following one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $79K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Sales Operations Managers that is 49 percent greater than the national average, San Jose offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Sales Operations Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+30 percent), San Francisco (+19 percent), Chicago (+14 percent), and Seattle (+12 percent). Houston is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Minneapolis and Los Angeles (4 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Sales Operations Manager Salaries




National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Sales Operations Manager Salaries

Business Analysis
up arrow 28%

Oracle
up arrow 27%

SQL
up arrow 16%




Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$70,000

Process Improvement
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%



Sales
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 243 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 13%
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