The average wage for an Entry-Level Sales Specialist is $14.05 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Sales, Field Sales, Presentations, Technical Sales, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

$29,342 - $75,316
$29K
$46K
$75K
MEDIAN: $45,861
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$10.16 - $17.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$29,342 - $75,316  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $15,397  
Profit Sharing
$73.40 - $10,304  
Commission
$0.00 - $34,963  
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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$22,474 - $71,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.16 - $17.88  
   
Overtime
$15.37 - $29.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$193.92 - $15,397  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $34,963  
Profit Sharing
$73.40 - $10,304  
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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$22,474 - $71,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 397

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Key Stats for Sales Specialist

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Sales Specialist Salaries

Strategic Sales
up arrow 112%

Field Sales
up arrow 32%

Presentations
up arrow 25%

Technical Sales
up arrow 13%


Inside Sales
up arrow 6%

Sales Management
up arrow 3%

Sales
0%

National Average
$33,000

Training
up arrow 4%


Retail
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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