Senior Sales Administrator Salary

With a little over a half of Senior Sales Administrators in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $35K to $70K per year and averages out to $50K annually. Most enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and more than half get vision benefits. Most Senior Sales Administrators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$37,343 - $72,475
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$72K
MEDIAN: $49,818
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50%
90%

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$15.05 - $24.72
(Median)
$15
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,343 - $72,475  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,698  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
Commission
$3,750  
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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$35,044 - $70,462  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.05 - $24.72  
   
Overtime
$17.13 - $36.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,698  
   
Commission
$3,750  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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).
)
$35,044 - $70,462  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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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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. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $46K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $49K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $50K in this role. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Senior Sales Administrator with more than 20 years of experience can earn $51K on average.

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Experience Affects Senior Sales Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Senior Sales Administrator Salaries

Sales Administration
up arrow 4%

Sales Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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