Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Sales Specialist is $17.62
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sales Specialists?
An early career Sales Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.59 based on 45 salaries. A mid-career Sales Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.85 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Sales Specialist …Read more
What Do Sales Specialists Do?
Sales specialists' main duty is to explain the specifications and features of a product or service to existing or potential customers, with the goal of making a sale. Sometimes, sales specialists also forecast a company's potential sales and ensure these targets are met. These professionals usually travel around a designated sales area (which includes actual and/or potential customers) and attempt to sell products and build relationships; many times, sales specialists are always responsible for …Read more
- Coordinate and lead sales associates.
- Inform and assist customers regarding technical and specialized merchandise.
- Take the lead in resolving customer complaints and ensure customer satisfactions.