Senior Sales Operations Manager Salary

Senior Sales Operations Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just below three-fifths of Senior Sales Operations Managers. Pay fluctuates from $58K to $146K per year, but expected earnings average $87K annually. The final incomes of Senior Sales Operations Managers generally vary between $58K and $146K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses, profit sharing, and commissions as high as $26K, $10K, and $51K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. For the most part, Senior Sales Operations Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Senior Sales Operations Managers making up 54 percent of survey respondents. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$51,100 - $128,266

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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.
$51,100 - $128,266  
$2,553 - $25,705  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $10,213  
$0.00 - $50,965  
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 - $146,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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

Senior Sales Operations Managers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. 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.

For Senior Sales Operations Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $84K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $94K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $106K. Senior Sales Operations Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers 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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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 52 votes.


46 %
54 %

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%