$46,675
Avg. Salary
$18.63
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,600

Bonus

$2,040

Profit Sharing

$5,908

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Inside Sales Specialist is $18.63 per hour.

The average pay for an Inside Sales Specialist is $46,675 per year.

10%
$13.44
10%
$18.63
50%
$25.95
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90%
MEDIAN $18.63
10%
$34k
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$47k
50%
$66k
90%
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MEDIAN $46,675
$34,272 - $66,456
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$66K
MEDIAN: $46,675
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$0$69K
Salary $34,272 - $66,456
Bonus $514 - $13,057
Profit Sharing $517 - $10,365
Commission $0.00 - $21,201
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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$32,637 - $69,589
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 574
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $13.44 - $25.95
Overtime $19.75 - $39.26
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $514 - $13,057
Commission $0.00 - $21,201
Profit Sharing $517 - $10,365
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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$32,637 - $69,589
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 339

Job Description for Inside Sales Specialist

The inside sales specialist is typically responsible for contacting potential new customers, handling the needs of existing customers, and advancing and closing the sales process. The main objective of the inside sales specialist is to provide inside sales support for the specific geographic region to which they are assigned; this includes contacting customers, creating price quotes, and accepting and processing new orders. Most of the time, inside sales specialists work closely with outside sales representatives, supply chain representatives, and external manufacturers for product pricing and availability. Inside sales specialists work directly with external customers on a daily basis and provide direct support to the sales department. They help ensure proper communication occurs within the sales team and often makes recommendations to help improve the entire sales process.

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Inside Sales Specialist Tasks
  • Develop business leads, establishing relationships and closing deals.
  • Understand, update, and maintain contracts, forecasting future income.
  • Document lead information and contacts in organizational databases.
  • Research and target new accounts and leads within organizations.
  • Be an expert in the products and communicating their value and utility.

Inside Sales Specialist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Inside Sales Specialist


Survey results suggest that Inside Sales Specialists put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Sales Engineering, Technical Sales, Customer Relationship Management, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Sales, Account Management, and Inside Sales. Most people experienced in Customer Service also know Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Inside Sales Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Inside Sales Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Inside Sales Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 218 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Inside 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 $49,000 based on 123 salaries. An experienced Inside Sales Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 132 salaries. An Inside 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 $51,000 based on 76 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,114

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

Surpassing the national average by 29 percent, Inside Sales Specialists in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Inside Sales Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+25 percent), Denver (+23 percent), Cleveland (+16 percent), and San Jose (+11 percent). St. Louis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 20 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Philadelphia and Dallas (16 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Inside Sales Specialist

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 192 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Inside Sales Specialist Salaries

▲9%

▲5%

▲3%

National Average
$47,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Inside Sales Specialist Salaries

Sales Engineering
▲8%


National Average
$47,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼3%

▼5%


Account Management
▼8%

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 192 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 15%