Sales Operations Specialist Salary

Median pay for Sales Operations Specialists in the United States is around $49K per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $35K to $73K per year. In the world of Sales Operations Specialists, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $6K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $35K and $73K. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Sales Operations Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Sales Operations Specialists (66 percent) who took the survey are women. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance.

$36,685 - $69,646
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,865
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90%

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$14.23 - $28.08
(Median)
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary 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$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,685 - $69,646  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,628  
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $6,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,000  
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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$35,232 - $72,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 282
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.23 - $28.08  
   
Overtime
$17.20 - $41.99  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,628  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $6,000  
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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$35,232 - $72,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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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


Sales Operations Specialists generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Project Management and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 34 percent and 6 percent, respectively. 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 familiar with Microsoft Excel also know Database Management & Reporting and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Operations Specialist

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $46K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $53K. For Sales Operations Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $55K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $46K on average.

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Experience Affects Sales Operations Specialist Salaries



National Average
$49,000


Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Sales Operations Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 34%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

Salesforce
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%


Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 25%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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