Telemarketer Salary

A Telemarketer earns an average wage of $10.54 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$17,134 - $108,724
$17K
$31K
$110K
MEDIAN: $30,786
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50%
90%

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$8.58 - $15.01
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $10.61
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$17,134 - $108,724  
   
Bonus
$0.70 - $10,304  
Commission
$4.70 - $12,469  
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).
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$18,272 - $41,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.58 - $15.01  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.58  
Overtime
$1.51 - $26.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.70 - $10,304  
   
Commission
$4.70 - $12,469  
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).
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$18,272 - $41,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157

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Job Description for Telemarketer

A telemarketer's responsibilities vary slightly by field, but they are generally responsible for calling potential customers over the telephone using automatic dialing systems and/or other phone systems. They are responsible for persuading potential customers to buy services or products by following a prepared sales pitch with product information and price quotes. Once a sale has been made, the telemarketer is responsible for recording names, addresses, and other pertinent information. Telemarketers are also responsible for following up on previous calls, as the first call may not lead to sales. In all tasks, they are required to follow all organizational guidelines and policies.

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Telemarketer Tasks

  • Deliver prepared sales talks, reading from scripts that describe products or services, in order to persuade potential customers to purchase a product or service or to make a donation.
  • Obtain customer information such as name, address, and payment method, and enter orders into computer.
  • Explain products or services and prices, and answer questions from customers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Telemarketer

Pay by Experience for a Telemarketer has a positive trend. An entry-level Telemarketer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 128 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Telemarketer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Telemarketer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 27 salaries. A Telemarketer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 11 salaries.

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Key Stats for Telemarketer

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Telemarketer Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

▲23%

▲12%

National Average
$24,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Telemarketer Salaries

▲3%

National Average
$24,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 68%
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