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Average Sales Consultant Salary

$51,667
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,054
Bonus
$19,325
Commission
$2,966
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Sales Consultant is $51,667.
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$27k
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$52k
90%
$103k
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$27k - $103k
Bonus
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$515 - $21k
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$2k - $58k
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What Do Sales Consultants Do?

Sales Consultant Tasks
  • Compute sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash or credit payment.
  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
  • Consult with customer to determine their wants or needs.

Job Satisfaction for Sales Consultant

3.7 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Sales Consultant

The top respondents for the job title Sales Consultant are from the companies Best Buy, AT&T Inc. and Sprint Nextel Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Oracle Corp. where the average pay is $98,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CarMax, Inc. and Best Buy, earning around $45,000 and $39,000, respectively. Sprint Nextel Corporation pays the lowest at around $31,748. Comcast Cable, Inc. and AT&T Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $32,500 and $38,985, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Sales Consultants?

Skills in Field Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Oral / Verbal Communication, Customer Relations and Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sales Consultants?

An entry-level Sales Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,532 based on 297 salaries. An early career Sales Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,930 based on 2,003 salaries. A mid-career Sales Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,950 based on 881 salaries. An experienced Sales Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,503 based on 790 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,318.
Employees with Sales Consultant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 67.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (44.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (36.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,429 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.7%
Early Career
45.2%
Mid Career
19.9%
Experienced
17.8%
Late Career
10.3%