Senior Sales Assistant Salary

The larger portion of Senior Sales Assistants in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $43K per year. The majority of Senior Sales Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Just under a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$31,653 - $59,404
(Median)
$32K
$43K
$59K
MEDIAN: $42,711
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90%

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$10.64 - $23.97
(Median)
$11
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,653 - $59,404  
   
Bonus
$50.34 - $12,164  
Commission
$6,075  
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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$30,854 - $62,516  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.64 - $23.97  
   
Overtime
$17.97 - $37.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$50.34 - $12,164  
   
Commission
$6,075  
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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$30,854 - $62,516  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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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
up arrow 11%

National Average
$41,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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