Senior Sales Administrator Salary
The majority of Senior Sales Administrators in the United States — just below three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $37K to $68K per year, and the median is $53K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and the larger part get vision insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Senior Sales Administrator
Senior sales administrators perform day-to-day administrative functions, sales coordination, and hiring functions for the sales department. The use, and sometimes creation, of office customer relationship management (CRM) systems is a key part of the position, and this job involves regular communication with customers and coworkers. Senior sales administrators work with subordinate sales administrators in the department, customer service agents, and suppliers. Additionally, they serve as the point of escalation for customer complaints and inquiries. Typical days for senior sales administrators include providing guidance to the other sales administrators and ensuring maximum efficiency in the workplace. They generate leads, work with suppliers to negotiate low prices, and work to ensure customer satisfaction. These administrators generally work full time in an office setting.Read More...
Senior sales administrators typically must possess a strong background in sales and customer service. A bachelor's degree is preferred, but not always necessary. Candidates for this job must be proficient with basic computer programs, possess the organizational and reporting skills necessary for a senior administrative role, work effectively with a team, communicate effectively, and have knowledge of CRM systems. They should also work well on their own with minimal supervision and have excellent interpersonal skills.
Senior Sales Administrator Tasks
- Train and orient new salespeople and assist with conflict resolution for all salespeople.
- Support and coordinate sales teams, including providing ad hoc reports and operational reviews.
- Monitor and analyze dashboards, metrics and analytics for sales and inventory.
- Document decisions, policies and findings for multiple audiences.
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Sales Administrator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $53K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $51K. For Senior Sales Administrators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $50K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $52K on average.