Sales Operations Manager Salary

Sales Operations Managers in the United States pull down an average of $75K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $20K, total cash payment to Sales Operations Managers can bottom out at $48K or peak near $121K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Sales Operations Managers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$48,365 - $111,945
$48K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,269
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$12.20 - $34.09
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MEDIAN: $21.07
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$0$121K
Salary $48,365 - $111,945
Bonus $1,520 - $19,951
Profit Sharing $983 - $19,653
Commission $1,993 - $30,100
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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$49,290 - $121,538
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 905
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $12.20 - $34.09
Hourly Tips $14.29
Overtime $18.27 - $54.30
Annual Data $0$121K
Bonus $1,520 - $19,951
Commission $1,993 - $30,100
Profit Sharing $983 - $19,653
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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$49,290 - $121,538
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Sales Operations Manager

Sales operations managers oversee the training, management, and support of sales teams within an organization. They are usually heavily involved in interpreting and analyzing customer and sales data within the relevant software systems.

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Sales Operations Manager Tasks

  • Define company sales strategies to ensure profitability and continued revenue growth.
  • Review and analyze sales data to discover areas needing improvement.
  • Produce revenue forecasts and devise methods of making more accurate predictions.

Common Career Paths for Sales Operations Manager


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Sales Operations Managers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Director of Sales Operations, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $116K per year. Career advancement for the typical Sales Operations Manager often leads to becoming a Senior Sales Operations Manager or a Director of Operations; median salaries in these positions are $24K higher and $10K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Sales Operations Manager


Sales Operations Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Oracle, Forecasting, Business Analysis, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 13 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Sales Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Microsoft Office. Those educated in Customer Relationship Management tend to be well versed in Sales Management and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Operations Manager

Pay by Experience for a Sales Operations Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Operations Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 453 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Operations Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 365 salaries. An experienced Sales Operations Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 279 salaries. A Sales Operations Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 83 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,407

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

For those looking to make money, Sales Operations Managers in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 34 percent above the national average. Sales Operations Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+19 percent) and Boston (+9 percent). Compared to the national average, Indianapolis Sales Operations Managers have considerably lower salaries, 23 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Workers in Denver and Minneapolis earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (23 percent less and 21 percent less, respectively).

Sales Operations Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sales Operations Manager?

Sales Operations Manager in Salt Lake City:
"Corporate Culture and Stress Level."
Pros: I like that I am able to help support the sales staff and move them closer to their sales goals.
Cons: As a non revenue department, there is little emphasis in providing adequate support for my team; therefore sending stress levels soaring.

Sales Operations Manager in Hartford:
Pros: The exposure and opportunity it offers.
Cons: The political nature of performance rewards.

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Key Stats for Sales Operations Manager

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 138 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Sales Operations Manager Salaries

▲15%

▲9%

▲2%

National Average
$80,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Sales Operations Manager Salaries

Oracle
▲11%

▲5%


National Average
$80,000



▼2%




Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼10%






Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 138 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 11%
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