The average salary for a Sales Specialist in Canada is C$56,517.
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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 …Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Sales Specialist
Skills in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Technical Sales and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inside Sales and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Sales Specialist
An entry-level Sales Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$41,555 based on 12 salaries. An early career Sales Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,399 based on 88 salaries. A mid-career Sales Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,236 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Sales Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$62,246 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$70,781.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Sales Specialist in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 22.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (8.3% more) and Montréal, Québec (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (24.5% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (15.1% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (11.5% less).
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