The average wage for a Sales Administration Assistant is $14.98 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Event Planning is associated with high pay for this job.
|Salary||$28,976 - $52,839|
|Bonus||$391 - $3,915|
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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).)
|$24,698 - $48,650|
|Hourly Rate||$10.69 - $19.63|
|Overtime||$14.87 - $30.68|
|Bonus||$391 - $3,915|
|Total Pay (||$24,698 - $48,650|
Job Description for Sales Administration Assistant
A sales administrative assistant has a support role, in conjunction with department management, for sales representatives. The assistant typically helps the sales department with tasks such as the maintenance of sales and expense records and the creation of sales proposals. A major priority of the sales administrative assistant is to ensure steady communication between field representatives and staff at the home office. In addition, sales administrative assistants may be involved in other clerical duties such as planning meetings.Read More...
To be successful, the sales administrative assistant must possess exceptional communications skills, especially in a large organization with many field representatives, to ensure that all lines of communication remain open and efficient. The ability to multitask is also vital for maintaining effective communications, especially in times of heavy activity or when dealing with a large number of field representatives. In most cases, the sales administrative assistant works full time during regular business hours, and they typically work in a team setting and on their own.
Educational requirements for a sales administrative assistant position vary considerably from one employer to the next. While a high school diploma may be adequate for some employers, others may require or prefer a one- or two-year vocational study program with an emphasis on office skills. Organizations may require a bachelor's degree in a business-related field for positions that require specific advanced knowledge. Employers may also require or prefer that applicants possess consider the Certified Administrative Professional certification. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Sales Administration Assistant Tasks
- Complete follow-up of revisions and corrections
- Review of all documents
- Process incoming orders
- Check accuracy of orders
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Pay by Experience for a Sales Administration Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Administration Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 127 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Administration Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Sales Administration Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 48 salaries. A Sales Administration Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 14 salaries.
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