Senior Sales Operations Manager Salary

Just under three-fifths of Senior Sales Operations Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $58K to $145K per year, but median earnings come to around $87K per year. The range in cash compensation to Senior Sales Operations Managers (largely between $58K and $145K) includes potential earnings of $26K from bonuses, $10K from profit sharing, and commissions of $52K in exceptional cases. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Senior Sales Operations Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Senior Sales Operations Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$50,756 - $127,593
MEDIAN: $86,828

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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.
$50,756 - $127,593  
$2,547 - $25,728  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $10,213  
$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).
$58,201 - $145,229  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 294
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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

Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Business Development, Operations Management, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Sales Management and Customer Relationship Management. Most people familiar with 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 a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $83K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $94K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $107K. 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 $109K.

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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
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National Average

Operations Management
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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 53 votes.


45 %
55 %

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: 69% employee benefits None: 12%