The average wage for an Entry-Level Sales Specialist is $14.03 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Sales, Field Sales, Presentations, and Technical Sales.

$29,347 - $74,327
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$74K
MEDIAN: $45,327
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$10.22 - $17.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,347 - $74,327  
   
Bonus
$194.89 - $15,383  
Profit Sharing
$74.50 - $10,213  
Commission
$0.00 - $30,868  
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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$22,612 - $70,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.22 - $17.89  
   
Overtime
$15.43 - $28.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$194.89 - $15,383  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $30,868  
Profit Sharing
$74.50 - $10,213  
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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$22,612 - $70,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 417

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Sales Specialist in Los Angeles:
"Experience is earned and gained."
Working and interning helps you build a resume with experience. Show your ability to get the job done, and do it professionally, and then the references will speak for you. Network, network, network. Always be networking and meeting people who are in your field of employment and who are in a field you might like to go into in the future. These folks will be your referrals into new jobs, positions, and companies.

Key Stats for Sales Specialist

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.
076
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Sales Specialist Salaries

Strategic Sales
up arrow 81%

Field Sales
up arrow 33%

Presentations
up arrow 26%

Technical Sales
up arrow 17%


Inside Sales
up arrow 5%


Sales
up arrow 1%

National Average
$33,000



Retail
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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