Sales Operations Specialist Salary

The average salary for Sales Operations Specialists in the United States is $50K annually, and pay runs especially high in San Francisco, where the average is $70K. Sales Operations Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+30 percent), Denver (+15 percent), Portland (+12 percent), and San Diego (+12 percent). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,884 - $67,370
$38K
$50K
$67K
MEDIAN: $49,833
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50%
90%

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$13.97 - $27.33
$14
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.57
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$37,884 - $67,370  
   
Bonus
$488.84 - $9,799  
Profit Sharing
$296.61 - $17,500  
Commission
$4,800  
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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$34,493 - $67,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.97 - $27.33  
   
Overtime
$21.34 - $39.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$488.84 - $9,799  
   
Commission
$4,800  
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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$34,493 - $67,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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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 report using a wide range of professional skills. 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 8 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 familiar with Database Management & Reporting also tend to know Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Salesforce. Most people who know Microsoft Excel also know Salesforce 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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $46K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $51K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $51K. Sales Operations Specialists who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,418

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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 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Sales Operations Specialist Salaries

▲6%

▲5%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$48,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Sales Operations Specialist Salaries

Project Management
▲34%

Data Analysis
▲8%

National Average
$48,000

▼1%

Inventory Management
▼1%




Customer Service
▼21%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼25%

Microsoft Office
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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