Sales Specialist with Technical Sales Skills Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Sales Specialists with Technical Sales skills. The median take-home amount in this area is around $47K, and on average, slightly more than half of that final number comes from commissions. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $26K and $5K, respectively — total cash payment to Sales Specialists with Technical Sales skills can bottom out near $30K or peak near $120K depending on individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geographic location, though career duration and the specific company have a (lesser) impact as well. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Sales Specialists with Technical Sales skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$36,065 - $115,009
$36K
$61K
$120K
MEDIAN: $60,663
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$12.41 - $19.63
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$0$119K
Salary $36,065 - $115,009
Bonus $514 - $25,913
Profit Sharing $195.74 - $5,152
Commission $0.00 - $79,281
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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$29,670 - $119,916
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 113
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $12.41 - $19.63
Overtime $18.15 - $29.59
Annual Data $0$119K
Bonus $514 - $25,913
Commission $0.00 - $79,281
Profit Sharing $195.74 - $5,152
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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$29,670 - $119,916
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 81

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Sales Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 70 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Sales Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 61 salaries. A Sales Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 27 salaries.

Key Stats for Sales Specialist

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Sales Specialist Salaries

▲55%

Late-Career
▲25%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 14%
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