Sales Specialist with Technical Sales Skills Salary

Median pay for Sales Specialists with Technical Sales skills lies in the neighborhood of $60K per year. The final incomes of Sales Specialists with Technical Sales skills generally vary between $29K and $121K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses, profit sharing, and commissions as high as $27K, $5K, and $61K, respectively. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — career duration and the specific company are driving factors as well. The majority of Sales Specialists with Technical Sales skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Making up 70 percent of those who took the survey, male Sales Specialists with Technical Sales skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$34,920 - $109,582
$35K
$60K
$110K
MEDIAN: $59,604
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$12.45 - $19.51
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MEDIAN: $15.78
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,920 - $109,582  
   
Bonus
$456.15 - $27,284  
Profit Sharing
$187.50 - $5,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $60,967  
Total Pay (?
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$29,097 - $121,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $19.51  
   
Overtime
$16.49 - $31.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$456.15 - $27,284  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $60,967  
Profit Sharing
$187.50 - $5,000  
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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$29,097 - $121,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $40K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $47K. Sales Specialists with Technical Sales skills bring in $73K after working for 10 to 20 years. For some reason, Sales Specialists with Technical Sales skills with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $59K.

Key Stats for Sales Specialist

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Sales Specialist Salaries

▲53%

Late-Career
▲23%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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