Senior Sales Assistant Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Senior Sales Assistants in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $42K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,423 - $59,697
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$60K
MEDIAN: $41,599
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50%
90%

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$11.98 - $23.14
(Median)
$12
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,423 - $59,697  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $12,040  
Commission
$825 - $8,000  
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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$31,249 - $61,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $23.14  
   
Overtime
$18.37 - $35.00  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $12,040  
   
Commission
$825 - $8,000  
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).
)
$31,249 - $61,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Job Description for Senior Sales Assistant

A senior sales assistant is responsible for assisting the senior sales manager and/or assistant manager in making sure that all employees are doing the job correctly. Other duties of the senior sales assistant include assisting clients and/or customers, making daily and weekly sales goals, keeping track of all sales for the month, and reporting any problems to their supervisor. These assistants generally work in an office and/or on a sales floor depending on their employer. Senior sales assistants are hired by many types of businesses, ranging from grocery stores to department stores to other retailers; any business that involves sales may hire a senior sales assistant.

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Senior Sales Assistant Tasks

  • Book rooms, coordinate events and training, and communicate schedules.
  • Open accounts, enter data, organize information, and create analytical reports.
  • Communicate with customers, answering questions and directing them to appropriate contacts.
  • Coordinate meetings, schedules, and tasks across groups to meet client needs.
  • Research and report on trends and industry changes.

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Experience Affects Senior Sales Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$40,000

Experienced
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 20%
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