Senior Sales Assistant Salary

With over one-half of Senior Sales Assistants in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Senior Sales Assistants is $43K per year and can range from $31K on the lower end to $57K per year near the higher end. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Senior Sales Assistants making up 76 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,000 - $68,500
$35K
$48K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,629
10%
50%
90%

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$15.72 - $22.69
$18
MEDIAN: $18.50
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$0$69K
Salary $35,000 - $68,500
Bonus $2,013 - $11,920
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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$31,627 - $69,043
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $18.50
Overtime $20.78
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $2,013 - $11,920
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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$31,627 - $69,043
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Senior Sales Assistant

A senior sales assistant is responsible for assisting the senior sales manager and/or assistant manager in making sure that all employees are doing the job correctly. Other duties of the senior sales assistant include assisting clients and/or customers, making daily and weekly sales goals, keeping track of all sales for the month, and reporting any problems to their supervisor. These assistants generally work in an office and/or on a sales floor depending on their employer. Senior sales assistants are hired by many types of businesses, ranging from grocery stores to department stores to other retailers; any business that involves sales may hire a senior sales assistant.

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Senior Sales Assistant Tasks

  • Coordinate meetings, schedules, and tasks across groups to meet client needs.
  • Research and report on trends and industry changes.
  • Communicate with customers, answering questions and directing them to appropriate contacts.
  • Book rooms, coordinate events and training, and communicate schedules.
  • Open accounts, enter data, organize information, and create analytical reports.

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Key Stats for Senior Sales Assistant

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
24%

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Experience Affects Senior Sales Assistant Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Experienced
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 12%