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Senior Sales Operations Manager Salary

Salaries for Senior Sales Operations Managers in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($88K) per year. Overall compensation packages to Senior Sales Operations Managers range from $58K on the low end to $146K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $26K and profit sharing that approaches $10K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $52K. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men working as Senior Sales Operations Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 56 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$50,849 - $127,947
MEDIAN: $88,074

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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.
$50,849 - $127,947  
$2,972 - $25,619  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,241  
$0.00 - $52,394  
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).
$58,365 - $146,188  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 297

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Job Description for Senior Sales Operations Manager

Senior sales operations managers are responsible for managing company operations and provide sales support for their organization. They are in charge of effectively completing operations and deliver sales assistance as needed to sales staff. Senior sales operations managers must motivate a group of sales professionals to reach company objectives in a timely manner. They create detailed sales reports and present their progress to company executives, as well as participate in company meetings to suggest changes to the operations and sales processes. These managers review company reports and process market trends to change company tactics and increase sales.


Senior Sales Operations Manager Tasks

  • Report sales plans and results to management, make recommendations for future objectives.
  • Design and implement company sales strategies, working to ensure profitability and continued revenue growth.
  • Produce revenue forecasts and devise methods of making more accurate predictions.
  • Establish expectations for and train sales staff to meet sales objectives.

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Popular Skills for Senior Sales Operations Manager

Senior Sales Operations Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Business Development, Data Analysis, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Salesforce. Most people who know Operations Management also know Business Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Sales Operations Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Senior Sales Operations Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $81K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $97K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $107K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $108K.

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Experience Affects Senior Sales Operations Manager Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Senior Sales Operations Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 13%

Business Development
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Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.


44 %
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 11%