Senior Sales Administrator Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Senior Sales Administrators comes from commissions — two-fifths on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $49K. Most Senior Sales Administrators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most receive medical and dental insurance and the greater part get vision plans. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,071 - $71,343
(Median)
$36K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,981
10%
50%
90%

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$14.83 - $25.11
(Median)
$15
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,071 - $71,343  
   
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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$34,412 - $71,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $25.11  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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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).
)
$34,412 - $71,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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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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 Senior Sales Administrators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $43K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $47K. Senior Sales Administrators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $50K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $52K.

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Experience Affects Senior Sales Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

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 37 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

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