Sales Support Specialist Salary (United States)

A Sales Support Specialist earns an average salary of $42,243 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, Account Management, Oral / Verbal Communication, Salesforce, and Customer Service Metrics. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Sales Support Specialist Total Pay (?
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$31,072 - $59,813
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MEDIAN: $42,242
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Sales Support Specialist Total Pay (?
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$10.59 - $22.24
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,072 - $59,813  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,981  
Profit Sharing
$327.46 - $5,262  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,866  
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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$27,737 - $59,201  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 810
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.59 - $22.24  
   
Overtime
$15.75 - $36.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,981  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$327.46 - $5,262  
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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$27,737 - $59,201  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 810
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Job Description for Sales Support Specialist
Sales support specialists are responsible for providing support during the sales process. They help customers resolve sales-related issues in a timely manner, generally providing real-time support. Specialists also escalate issues as necessary to supervisors or other department in their organization. They update records for customer interactions, assist with non-standard requests such as legacy customer support, and provide solutions across platforms for products or services.
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Sales Support Specialist Tasks
  • Follow-up with calls to prospective clients to provide additional product/services information.
  • Acts as liaison between outside sales and customers by keeping in contact with prospective clients throughout the sale.
  • Provides clerical support.
  • May have a weekly or monthly performance quota for qualifying prospects.
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Los Angeles
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San Diego
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Seattle
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Austin
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Houston
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Portland
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Chicago
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National Average
$40,000
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Experience Affects Sales Support Specialist Salaries

National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Sales Support Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 22%
Account Management
up arrow 19%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 18%
Salesforce
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Sales
up arrow 3%
Sales Administration
up arrow 2%
Customer Service
up arrow 1%
National Average
$40,000
Customer Relations
up arrow 5%
Research Analysis
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 13%
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