Senior Sales Operations Manager Salary

Senior Sales Operations Managers in the United States can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $90K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Senior Sales Operations Managers bottoms out near $60K and approaches $156K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $29K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. 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 (58 percent) who responded to the survey. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$52,605 - $133,819
MEDIAN: $89,826

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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.
$52,605 - $133,819  
$3,024 - $28,685  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,380  
$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).
$60,073 - $155,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 313
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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 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Relationship Management, Salesforce, and Data Analysis. 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 many Senior Sales Operations Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $86K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $94K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $110K on average. After two decades in the workforce, the average Senior Sales Operations Manager generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $123K.

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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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Operations Management
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National Average

Sales 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 48 votes.


42 %
58 %

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: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 11%