Sales Support Specialist Salary (United States)

A Sales Support Specialist earns an average salary of $42,610 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 Salary (?
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$31,578 - $60,327
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,610
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Sales Support Specialist Salary (?
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$10.52 - $22.75
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,578 - $60,327  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,352  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $5,359  
Commission
$0.00 - $16,943  
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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$27,992 - $59,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 493
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.52 - $22.75  
   
Overtime
$16.51 - $37.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,352  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $16,943  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $5,359  
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).
)
$27,992 - $59,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 289
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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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Minneapolis
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Seattle
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Houston
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Denver
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Austin
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Portland
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National Average
$40,000
Chicago
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St. Louis
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Rochester
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Raleigh
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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 20%
Account Management
up arrow 18%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 17%
Customer Service Metrics
up arrow 12%
Salesforce
up arrow 12%
Sales
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Sales Administration
up arrow 1%
Customer Service
0%
National Average
$40,000
Research Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 13%