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Senior Sales Administrator Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Senior Sales Administrators. The median take-home amount in this area is around $49K, and on average, just under two-thirds of that final number comes from commissions. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and more than half have vision insurance, as well. Job satisfaction for Senior Sales Administrators is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$35,913 - $71,599
(Median)
$36K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,981
10%
50%
90%

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$14.83 - $25.09
(Median)
$15
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,913 - $71,599  
   
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: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate 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$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $25.09  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.21  
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.
)
$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: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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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 only report a few specific skills. 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 Senior Sales Administrators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $43K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $47K. Senior Sales Administrators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $51K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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Experience Affects Senior Sales Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Senior Sales Administrator Salaries

Sales Administration
up arrow 4%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 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: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%
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