The median salary for Sales Operations Specialists in the United States is $50K annually, and compared to other cities, San Jose offers the biggest paychecks at around $60K on average. Sales Operations Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+15 percent), San Francisco (+12 percent), San Diego (+11 percent), and New York (+10 percent). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,852 - $66,943
$38K
$50K
$67K
MEDIAN: $49,724
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50%
90%

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$14.03 - $28.12
$14
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$28
MEDIAN: $18.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$37,852 - $66,943  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $9,609  
Profit Sharing
$296.61 - $17,500  
Commission
$4,400  
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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$34,806 - $67,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.03 - $28.12  
   
Overtime
$21.06 - $39.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$493.16 - $9,609  
   
Commission
$4,400  
Profit Sharing
$296.61 - $17,500  
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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$34,806 - $67,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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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

  • Gather data and conduct analysis of company sales and profitability.
  • Develop methods for measuring company sales performance.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Sales Operations Specialist


Sales Operations Specialists seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Project Management and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 33 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Those listing Microsoft Office as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Oral / Verbal Communication and Customer Service also typically command lower compensation. Those who learned Microsoft Excel also tend to know Salesforce and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Most people experienced in Database Management & Reporting also know Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Salesforce.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Operations Specialist

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $47K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $51K. On average, Sales Operations Specialists make $52K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $48K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,748

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Key Stats for Sales Operations Specialist

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
058
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Sales Operations Specialist Salaries



National Average
$49,000

Late-Career
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Skills That Affect Sales Operations Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 33%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Salesforce
0%

National Average
$49,000

Inventory Management
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Customer Service
up arrow 20%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 25%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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