Inside Sales Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$51,000
$29,000
$51,000
$88,000
The average inside sales specialist makes about $51,351 per year. That's $24.69 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $29,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $88,000. Many of inside sales specialists seem to be drawn to manufacturing and finance companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case inside sales specialists tend to work at technology, health care, and automotive companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that California, Massachusetts and Maine pay inside sales specialists the highest salaries.
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Map of Inside Sales Specialist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Inside Sales Specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Inside Sales Specialist Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an inside sales specialist is roughly $51,351 per year, which boils down to $24.69 per hour. Interestingly enough, inside sales specialists have the highest salaries in San Jose, CA at about $59,610 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in San Jose, CA is $30,000. Additionally, inside sales specialists make more than the average salary in Milford, MA, Seattle, WA, Aurora, CO, Albuquerque, NM, and Portland, OR. On a more broad level, inside sales specialist salaries are highest in California, Massachusetts, Maine, Washington, New Jersey, Colorado, and Wyoming. On the contrary, Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina offer the lowest inside sales specialist salaries.

Average Inside Sales Specialist Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as an inside sales specialist, being employed by a company such as Adobe or Cincinnati Bell would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Dell and DistributionNOW also report highly competitive salaries for inside sales specialists.

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Average Inside Sales Specialist Pay By Industry

The salary for an inside sales specialist can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for inside sales specialists tend to be found in technology, health care, and automotive companies. In fact, inside sales specialists can make a yearly salary of $58,500 while working for technology companies.

Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$58,500
$59k
Health Care
Health Care
$55,778
$56k
Automotive
Automotive
$53,014
$53k
Energy
Energy
$50,746
$51k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$49,381
$49k
Media
Media
$36,944
$37k

Inside Sales Specialist Salary History

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Inside Sales Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an inside sales specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Inside Sales Specialist Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Efinancial
Efinancial
Inside Sales Specialist
Inside Sales Specialist
Inside Sales Specialist
07/31/2020
07/31/2020
$89,300
$89,300
07/31/2020
Efinancial
Efinancial
Inside Sales Specialist
Inside Sales Specialist
Inside Sales Specialist
07/18/2020
07/18/2020
$89,300
$89,300
07/18/2020
Inside Sales Specialist
Inside Sales Specialist
07/07/2020
07/07/2020
$29,218
$29,218
07/07/2020
Inside Sales Specialist
Inside Sales Specialist
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$29,218
$29,218
06/23/2020
Stark Exterminators
Stark Exterminators
Regional Inside Sales Specialist
Regional Inside Sales Specialist
Regional Inside Sales Specialist
06/19/2020
06/19/2020
$30,000
$30,000
06/19/2020
Regional Inside Sales Specialist
Regional Inside Sales Specialist
06/19/2020
06/19/2020
$30,000
$30,000
06/19/2020
Inside Sales Specialist
Inside Sales Specialist
06/15/2020
06/15/2020
$25,000
$25,000
06/15/2020
Inside Sales-Upgrade Solution Specialist
Inside Sales-Upgrade Solution Specialist
04/24/2020
04/24/2020
$50,000
$50,000
04/24/2020
Byrnes and Rupkey
Byrnes and Rupkey
Inside Sales/Marketing Specialist
Inside Sales/Marketing Specialist
Inside Sales/Marketing Specialist
03/26/2020
03/26/2020
$27,131
$27,131
03/26/2020
Byrnes & Rupkey, Inc.
Byrnes & Rupkey, Inc.
Inside Sales/Marketing Specialist
Inside Sales/Marketing Specialist
Inside Sales/Marketing Specialist
03/23/2020
03/23/2020
$27,131
$27,131
03/23/2020