Sales Analyst Salary

For Sales Analysts, annual average wages total $56K per year. With some bonuses approaching $9K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $8K, overall incomes of Sales Analysts spread between $40K and $76K depending on individual performance. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Sales Analysts are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,299 - $74,331
$41K
$55K
$74K
MEDIAN: $55,486
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$15.40 - $27.38
$15
$22
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MEDIAN: $22.02
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$0$76K
Salary $41,299 - $74,331
Bonus $519 - $9,005
Profit Sharing $493.16 - $8,170
Commission $15,500
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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$40,304 - $76,309
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 716
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $15.40 - $27.38
Overtime $20.21 - $42.05
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $519 - $9,005
Commission $15,500
Profit Sharing $493.16 - $8,170
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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$40,304 - $76,309
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 110

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Job Description for Sales Analyst

The sales analyst is tasked with a variety of efforts relating to increasing overall sales. This primarily involves analyzing past sales data and market trends, and then using those analyses to produce sales forecasts and strategies. They also examines a company's production, distribution, and marketing systems to address possible shortcomings. The sales analyst may coordinate with marketing teams to create promotional activities and suggest other methods to boost sales. The sales analyst must communicate with vendors and outside clients to coordinate new marketing efforts.

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Sales Analyst Tasks

  • Support business decision by tracking and providing reports on opportunity/threat analysis, promotional ROI and forecasting sales.
  • Work with internal partners to apply sales data to organizational development.
  • Contribute to the streamlining of the sales process.
  • Gather, analyze, and distribute sales data.

Common Career Paths for Sales Analyst


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At the upper end, Sales Analysts who move into a National Account Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for National Account Managers is a much higher $85K per year. Sales Analysts moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Category Managers or Senior Financial Analysts. The median paychecks in those roles are $24K higher and $20K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Sales Analyst


Sales Analysts seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Market Research and SQL are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 67 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Microsoft SQL Server and Customer Relationship Management, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed in Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Sales Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 571 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 164 salaries. An experienced Sales Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 88 salaries. A Sales Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,849

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

For Sales Analysts, working in the bustling city of San Jose has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Sales Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+12 percent), Philadelphia (+7 percent), Irvine (+5 percent), and Minneapolis (+5 percent). With compensation 13 percent below the national average, Denver is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Cleveland and Washington (13 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Sales Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sales Analyst?

Sales Analyst in Walnut Creek:
"Corporate Culture for a Young Black Man."
Pros: Great opportunity with sure possibility of positive upward mobility, a free car, benefits, and savings/contribution plans.
Cons: White man culture. Dominated by legacy kids. Very much an us versus them culture.

Sales Analyst in Springdale:
"Very corporate, food service."
Pros: Opportunity to move to other types of roles.
Cons: Very little flexibility, seems under appreciated.

Sales Analyst in Carlsbad:
"Problem Solving And Working With Others."
Pros: Love the problem solving and ability to work with others to help make their jobs easier and streamlined allowing for value added activities.
Cons: Challenge of gathering the necessary stakeholders and political items that may arise but the challenges are still pros and cons.

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Key Stats for Sales Analyst

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 164 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Sales Analyst Salaries

▲21%

▲10%

▲10%

National Average
$56,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Sales Analyst Salaries

Market Research
▲68%

SQL
▲5%


Sales Management
▲3%

▲2%

▲2%





Salesforce
▼0%

National Average
$56,000

Data Analysis
▼1%

Business Analysis
▼1%


Microsoft SQL Server
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%
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