The average salary for a Sales Consultant in South Africa is R142,236.
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Job Description for Sales Consultant
A sales consultant is responsible for finding customers who would purchase their company's products. A sales consultant often has to meet with clients, both in and out of the office; usually they will be assigned a certain territory in which they will travel. The sales consultant must be very familiar with a company’s products and their features to explain the features to the customer and why the customer needs them, and to help train the customers in their use. A sales consultant must be emp…Read more
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 Nedbank, Absa and Capitec Bank. Reported salaries are highest at Absa where the average pay is R212,073. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include FNB and Nedbank, earning around R178,314 and R178,303, respectively. Cell C pays the lowest at around R64,893. African Bank and Capitec Bank also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R104,486 and R116,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Sales Consultant
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Customer Service, Oral / Verbal Communication, Sales Management, Field Sales and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 R88,898 based on 137 salaries. An early career Sales Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R119,855 based on 1,696 salaries. A mid-career Sales Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R162,647 based on 713 salaries. An experienced Sales Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R214,188 based on 369 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R242,713.
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