Sales Operations Specialist Salary

An average Sales Operations Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $49K per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $36K to $74K per year. Total cash compensation to Sales Operations Specialists bottoms out near $36K and approaches $74K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $8K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by almost all, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Sales Operations Specialists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (64 percent) are women. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,106 - $70,637

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$14.68 - $27.55

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,106 - $70,637  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,525  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $9,696  
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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$35,800 - $73,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 242
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $27.55  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $43.37  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,525  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,893  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $9,696  
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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$35,800 - $73,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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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 wide range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Project Management and Salesforce are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 33 percent and 4 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 skilled in Microsoft Excel are similarly competent 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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $46K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $53K. Sales Operations Specialists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $59K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $47K.

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Experience Affects Sales Operations Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%


National Average
$49,000

Late-Career
up arrow 4%


Skills That Affect Sales Operations Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 33%

Salesforce
up arrow 4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 5%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 25%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 5%
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