Senior Sales Administrator Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for Senior Sales Administrators — around two-fifths, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $49K. Most get medical and dental insurance, and the greater part get vision plans, too. Women account for the majority of Senior Sales Administrators who took the survey — 89 percent to be exact. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$35,913 - $71,599

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$14.87 - $25.07

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,913 - $71,599  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
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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$34,371 - $71,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.87 - $25.07  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
   
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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$34,371 - $71,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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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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Job skills reported by Senior Sales Administrators are limited. 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.


For many Senior Sales Administrators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $43K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $47K. Senior Sales Administrators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $51K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $52K, 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
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Experienced
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National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Sales Administrator Salaries

Sales Administration
up arrow 3%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%
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