The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Sales Specialist at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. is $15.80.
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Job Description for Sales Specialist
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
Sales Specialist Tasks
- 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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Sales Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Sales Specialist are from the companies The Home Depot Inc., Lowe's Companies, Inc and Victoria's Secret. Reported salaries are highest at Apple Computer, Inc where the average pay is $16.95. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Lowe's Companies, Inc and Best Buy, earning around $16.01 and $14.30, respectively. Macy's, Inc. pays the lowest at around $11.18. Victoria's Secret and The Home Depot Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $11.63 and $11.82, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Specialist
A mid-career Sales Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.40 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Sales Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.02 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
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