Salaries for Senior Sales Operations Managers in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($98K) per year. Overall compensation packages to Senior Sales Operations Managers range from $64K on the low end to $167K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $39K and profit sharing that approaches $12K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $62K. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Senior Sales Operations Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 63 percent to be exact. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$60,477 - $145,144
MEDIAN: $98,305

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$60,477 - $145,144  
$4,908 - $38,541  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,000  
$8,243 - $62,053  
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).
$64,322 - $166,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 141

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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

  • Produce revenue forecasts and devise methods of making more accurate predictions.
  • Establish expectations for and train sales staff to meet sales objectives.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Senior Sales Operations Manager

Survey results suggest that Senior Sales Operations Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with Salesforce, Business Development, and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 9 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Relationship Management and Data Analysis. Most people experienced in 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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Whereas the median salary for inexperienced employees is approximately $85K, incomes in the five-to-10 year group are significantly higher, averaging to the comfortable six-figure sum of $103K. Senior Sales Operations Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $124K. Senior Sales Operations Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $148K.

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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

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Sales Management
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Project Management
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Operations Management
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National Average

Data Analysis
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


37 %
63 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 10%