The average salary for a Sales Specialist is AU$74,813 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Technical Sales is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$46,052 - AU$147,296
AU$46K
AU$75K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$74,504
10%
50%
90%
AU$14.98 - AU$24.45
AU$15
AU$20
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$20.32
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$191K
Salary AU$46,052 - AU$147,296
Bonus AU$2,000 - AU$28,696
Profit Sharing AU$1,000
Commission AU$1,017 - AU$89,320
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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AU$44,398 - AU$191,325
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 87
Hourly Data AU$0AU$31
Hourly Rate AU$14.98 - AU$24.45
Overtime AU$30.32
Annual Data AU$0AU$191K
Bonus AU$2,000 - AU$28,696
Commission AU$1,017 - AU$89,320
Profit Sharing AU$1,000
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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AU$44,398 - AU$191,325
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Sales Specialist

Sales specialists' main duty is to explain the specifications and features of a product or service to existing or potential customers, with the goal of making a sale. Sometimes, sales specialists also forecast a company's potential sales and ensure these targets are met. These professionals usually travel around a designated sales area (which includes actual and/or potential customers) and attempt to sell products and build relationships; many times, sales specialists are always responsible for a particular region designated by their employer.

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Sales Specialist Tasks

  • Coordinate and lead sales associates.
  • Inform and assist customers regarding technical and specialized merchandise.
  • Take the lead in resolving customer complaints and ensure customer satisfactions.

Sales Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Sales Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$92,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Sales Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$125,000 based on 24 salaries. A Sales Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$135,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$70,840

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Sales Specialist

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Sales Specialist Salaries

▲90%

▲76%

▲30%

National Average
AU$71,000

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 81%