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Senior Sales Operations Manager Salary

Senior Sales Operations Managers receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $88K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Overall compensation packages to Senior Sales Operations Managers range from $59K on the low end to $145K 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 $51K. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Senior Sales Operations Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Senior Sales Operations Managers making up 56 percent of survey respondents. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$50,718 - $127,517
MEDIAN: $87,566

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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.
$50,718 - $127,517  
$2,963 - $25,801  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,241  
$0.00 - $50,806  
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).
$58,635 - $144,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 293

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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 pretty varied skill set on the job. 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 and Customer Relationship Management. It is often found that people who know Operations Management are also skilled in Business Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Sales Operations Manager

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

The average beginner in this position makes around $80K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary 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. Senior Sales Operations Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Senior Sales Operations Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Sales Operations Manager Salaries

Project Management
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Business Development
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Data Analysis

National Average

Operations Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.


44 %
56 %

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: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%