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Senior Sales Operations Manager Salary

Average pay for a Senior Sales Operations Manager in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $88K per year. With some bonuses approaching $26K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of Senior Sales Operations Managers spread between $58K and $147K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The majority of Senior Sales Operations Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Senior Sales Operations Managers making up 57 percent of survey respondents. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$50,824 - $128,526
MEDIAN: $88,078

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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.
$50,824 - $128,526  
$2,967 - $25,640  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,241  
$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).
$58,311 - $147,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 296

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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 report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Business Development, Data Analysis, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Sales Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Salesforce. Those familiar with Operations Management also tend to 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.

For Senior Sales Operations Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $82K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $96K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $107K. Senior Sales Operations Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $109K on average.

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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 12%

Data Analysis
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Operations Management

National Average

up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 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: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 11%