Average Sales Consultant Salary

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The average salary for a Sales Consultant is $50,158.
MEDIAN $50,158
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$26k - $101k
$514 - $38k
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$604 - $25k
$1k - $51k
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$21k - $106k

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Job Description for Sales Consultant

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.

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 $97,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CarMax, Inc. and AT&T Inc., earning around $40,000 and $38,985, respectively. Best Buy pays the lowest at around $28,000. Sprint Nextel Corporation and Comcast Cable, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $31,748 and $32,500, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Sales Consultant. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Sales Consultant
Retail Store Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Sales Consultant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Consultant

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 $39,736 based on 1,034 salaries. An early career Sales Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,860 based on 2,319 salaries. A mid-career Sales Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,213 based on 985 salaries. An experienced Sales Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,243 based on 805 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,891.
Employees with Sales Consultant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 43.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (37.5% more) and New York, New York (31.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

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