Senior Sales Operations Manager Salary

On average, Senior Sales Operations Managers in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($89K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. With some bonuses approaching $27K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of Senior Sales Operations Managers spread between $59K and $153K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Men make up a slight majority of Senior Sales Operations Managers (57 percent) who responded to the survey. For the most part, Senior Sales Operations Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$51,517 - $132,437
MEDIAN: $89,385

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
$51,517 - $132,437  
$2,984 - $27,168  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,174  
$0.00 - $52,029  
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).
$59,174 - $153,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 315
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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 Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Business Development, Operations Management, and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Relationship Management and Salesforce. It is often found that people who know Operations Management are also skilled in Business Development.

Pay by Experience Level for

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

Senior Sales Operations Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $86K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $95K on average. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $109K. Senior Sales Operations Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $113K.

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Experience Affects Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

National Average

Sales Management
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.


43 %
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: 70% employee benefits None: 11%