Senior Sales Administrator Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (slightly less than two-thirds) of final income for Senior Sales Administrators. That final number averages out to $48K across the industry. Job satisfaction for Senior Sales Administrators is high. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and the greater part earn vision coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,992 - $71,474
(Median)
$36K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,811
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50%
90%

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$14.80 - $24.80
(Median)
$15
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,992 - $71,474  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,456  
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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$34,331 - $71,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.80 - $24.80  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,456  
   
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).
)
$34,331 - $71,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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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.

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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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Senior Sales Administrators typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Sales Administration and Microsoft Excel are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Sales Administrator

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $43K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $46K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Senior Sales Administrators make a median salary of $50K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $51K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Sales Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Senior Sales Administrator Salaries

Sales Administration
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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