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Sales Operations Specialist Salary

Sales Operations Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $49K annually. Compensation ranges between $36K and $74K per year. In the world of Sales Operations Specialists, total cash compensation can vary between $36K and $74K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $8K and $10K, respectively. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. Women account for the majority of Sales Operations Specialists who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction for Sales Operations Specialists is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,833 - $70,869
(Median)
$36K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,930
10%
50%
90%

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$14.39 - $27.34
(Median)
$14
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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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
$35,833 - $70,869  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,964  
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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$35,883 - $74,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 231
National Hourly Rate 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$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.39 - $27.34  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $43.37  
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.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,964  
   
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).
)
$35,883 - $74,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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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 report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Project Management and Salesforce are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 33 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Microsoft Office and Oral / Verbal Communication, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Database Management & Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Operations Specialist

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $47K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $53K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Sales Operations Specialists make a median salary of $60K. For some reason, Sales Operations Specialists with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $47K.

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Experience Affects Sales Operations Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$49,000

Late-Career
up arrow 4%


Skills That Affect Sales Operations Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 33%

Salesforce
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 26%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 5%