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Sales Operations Specialist Salary

Average Sales Operations Specialists in the United States make around $49K per year. Earnings sit near $35K on the lower side but can approach $74K per year on the higher side. Cash earnings for Sales Operations Specialists — including $8K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $35K to $74K depending on individual performance. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Sales Operations Specialists. The majority of Sales Operations Specialists (65 percent) who took the survey are female. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$35,409 - $71,461
(Median)
$35K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $49,182
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$14.52 - $26.83
(Median)
$15
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,409 - $71,461  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,727  
Profit Sharing
$1,476 - $9,787  
Commission
$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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$35,340 - $73,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 208
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.52 - $26.83  
   
Overtime
$20.23 - $43.17  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,727  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,893  
Profit Sharing
$1,476 - $9,787  
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).
)
$35,340 - $73,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Job Description for Sales Operations Specialist

A sales operation specialist collects and analyzes sales data for a company. The results are measured against business plans and past forecasts to determine if goals were met. The sales operation specialist is also in charge of making forecasts about upcoming sales data.

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Sales Operations Specialist Tasks

  • Evaluate sales processes, programs, and systems to minimize costs and improve customer satisfaction.
  • Facilitate sharing of reports and sales data between sales, marketing, and other departments.
  • Gather data and conduct analysis of company sales and profitability.
  • Develop methods for measuring company sales performance.

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Popular Skills for Sales Operations Specialist


Survey results imply that Sales Operations Specialists put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Salesforce, Customer Relationship Management, Microsoft Excel, and Database Management & Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Microsoft Office as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Oral / Verbal Communication and Database Management & Reporting also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Microsoft Excel are similarly competent in Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

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Experience Affects Sales Operations Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Sales Operations Specialist Salaries

Salesforce
up arrow 5%

National Average
$49,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%


Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 5%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 26%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%