Sales Operations Manager Salary

An average Sales Operations Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $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 $15K, along with commissions approaching $40K. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Male Sales Operations Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 55 percent of the field. For the most part, Sales Operations Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,762 - $101,532

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$10.67 - $29.59

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,762 - $101,532  
   
Bonus
$508 - $19,717  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,544  
Commission
$0.00 - $40,268  
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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$40,993 - $112,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,415
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.67 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$8.57 - $50.66  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$508 - $19,717  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $40,268  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,544  
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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$40,993 - $112,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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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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Sales Operations Managers who advance into the role of a Director of Sales Operations are fairly uncommon. Directors of Sales Operations on average earn $114K per year.

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Popular Skills for Sales Operations Manager


Sales Operations Managers seem to require a rather large skill set. Lucky workers who know Oracle can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 27 percent above average. Business Analysis and SQL are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 12 percent and 27 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales, Customer Relationship Management, and Sales Management. For most people, competency in Operations Management indicates knowledge of 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. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $61K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $74K. Sales Operations Managers see a median salary of $79K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Sales Operations Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference by Location


For Sales Operations Managers, San Jose provides a pay rate that is 50 percent greater than the national average. Sales Operations Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+23 percent), San Francisco (+20 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), and Seattle (+12 percent). With compensation 17 percent below the national average, Houston is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 5 percent less in Minneapolis and 1 percent less in Los Angeles, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Sales Operations Manager Salaries




National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Sales Operations Manager Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 27%

Business Analysis
up arrow 27%

SQL
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%

Project Management
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Process Improvement
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National Average
$70,000

Operations Management
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Microsoft Office
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Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 241 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: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 13%
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