Mid-Career Sales Specialist Salary

For Mid-Career Sales Specialists, hourly average wages total $15.14 per hour. Overall incomes of Mid-Career Sales Specialists — including $30K bonuses, $5K profit sharing proceeds, and $59K commissions on the more lucrative end — generally ranges between $25K and $101K. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Mid-Career Sales Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Mid-Career Sales Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. Close to a fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,025 - $97,528
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MEDIAN: $60,028
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$10.82 - $19.15
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$33,025 - $97,528  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $30,283  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $5,068  
Commission
$0.00 - $59,180  
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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$25,207 - $100,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 146
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.82 - $19.15  
   
Overtime
$15.13 - $32.40  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$484.79 - $30,283  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $59,180  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $5,068  
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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$25,207 - $100,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 205
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Mid-Career Sales Specialists in search of the best pay head to Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., where the median salary rolls in at $35K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $40K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $29K.

Key Stats for Sales Specialist

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
5-9 years
76%
10-19 years
24%
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Skills That Affect Sales Specialist Salaries

Strategic Sales
▲84%

Presentations
▲70%

Field Sales
▲48%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲31%

Technical Sales
▲26%

Training
▲2%

National Average
$37,000


Inside Sales
▼2%


Sales
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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