The average salary for a Sales Support Specialist in Canada is C$46,810.
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Job Description for Sales Support Specialist
Sales support specialists are responsible for providing support during the sales process. They help customers resolve sales-related issues in a timely manner, generally providing real-time support. Specialists also escalate issues as necessary to supervisors or other department in their organization. They update records for customer interactions, assist with non-standard requests such as legacy customer support, and provide solutions across platforms for products or services. Sales support spe…Read more
Sales Support Specialist Tasks
- Provides clerical support.
- May have a weekly or monthly performance quota for qualifying prospects.
- Follow-up with calls to prospective clients to provide additional product/services information.
- Acts as liaison between outside sales and customers by keeping in contact with prospective clients throughout the sale.
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Popular Skills for Sales Support Specialist
Skills in Microsoft Excel, Sales Administration, Salesforce and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Sales Support Specialist
An early career Sales Support Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$42,425 based on 61 salaries. A mid-career Sales Support Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$47,855 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Sales Support Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,099 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$52,072.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Sales Support Specialist in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 70.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mississauga, Ontario (5.3% more) and Toronto, Ontario (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (15.1% less), London, Ontario (12.5% less) and Calgary, Alberta (1.7% less).
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