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Updated February 9, 2022
Average Sales Administrator Salary
$38,000 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More
$18.74 hourly

Entry level Salary
$27,000 yearly
$27,000
10 %
$38,000
Median
$54,000
90 %
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What is a Sales Administrator's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$54,000$4,500$26
75th Percentile$46,000$3,833$22
Average$38,974$3,248$19
25th Percentile$32,000$2,667$15
10th Percentile$27,000$2,250$13

Average Sales Administrator Salary By State

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Sales Administrator average salary by State

StateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
Alabama$41,695$20.05489
Alaska$30,327$14.58137
Arizona$40,776$19.60906
Arkansas$35,259$16.95206
California$46,029$22.133,165
Colorado$35,094$16.87976
Connecticut$39,391$18.94339
Delaware$35,515$17.07125
District of Columbia$40,973$19.7045
Florida$33,982$16.342,109
Georgia$34,460$16.571,044
Hawaii$41,158$19.79112
Idaho$32,786$15.76214
Illinois$37,374$17.971,296
Indiana$31,804$15.29590
Iowa$33,996$16.34344
Kansas$30,030$14.44314
Kentucky$39,569$19.02309
Louisiana$44,486$21.39254
Maine$37,316$17.94136
Maryland$38,842$18.67303
Massachusetts$47,126$22.661,086
Michigan$37,842$18.19752
Minnesota$35,451$17.04706
Mississippi$32,467$15.61193
Missouri$40,682$19.56563
Montana$28,593$13.75131
Nebraska$32,449$15.60232
Nevada$48,965$23.54270
New Hampshire$38,220$18.38199
New Jersey$41,553$19.98774
New Mexico$34,147$16.42220
New York$49,738$23.911,327
North Carolina$34,443$16.561,077
North Dakota$31,541$15.16110
Ohio$39,502$18.991,009
Oklahoma$31,183$14.99272
Oregon$39,535$19.01536
Pennsylvania$42,674$20.521,238
Rhode Island$38,420$18.47124
South Carolina$31,726$15.25450
South Dakota$36,216$17.4194
Tennessee$33,998$16.35564
Texas$39,264$18.882,557
Utah$36,047$17.33490
Vermont$50,944$24.4996
Virginia$33,843$16.27344
Washington$40,132$19.29877
West Virginia$32,556$15.65148
Wisconsin$39,273$18.88556
Wyoming$39,798$19.1371

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Highest Paying Cities For Sales Administrator

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CityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
New York, NY$49,656$23.87
San Francisco, CA$48,441$23.29
Horsham, PA$43,082$20.71
Birmingham, AL$41,395$19.90
Cleveland, OH$41,258$19.84
Washington, DC$40,971$19.70

How much does a Sales Administrator make?

  • The average Sales Administrator makes $38,974 in the United States.
  • The average hourly pay for a Sales Administrator is $18.74.
  • The average entry-level Sales Administrator salary is $27,000.
  • Highest paying states for Sales Administrator are Vermont ($50,944), New York ($49,738), Nevada ($50,944) and Massachusetts ($50,944).
  • Highest paying cities for Sales Administrator are New York, NY ($49,656), San Francisco, CA, Horsham, PA, Birmingham, AL and Cleveland, OH.
  • Sales Administrators on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $27,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $54,000.
  • The best-paid 25% made $46,000 that year, while the lowest-paid 25$ made $32,000
  • Industries with the highest Sales Administrator salaries are Manufacturing, Technology and Automotive.

Average Sales Administrator Salary Over Time

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    Sales Administrator Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$39,000$18.74+4.3%
    2021$37,300$17.94+1.9%
    2020$36,600$17.59+2.5%
    2019$35,700$17.15+2.6%
    2018$34,800$16.71+3.5%

    How Much Do Sales Administrators Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a Sales Administrator can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Sales Administrators tend to be found in Manufacturing, Technology, and Automotive companies. In fact, Sales Administrators can make a yearly salary of $38,099 while working for Manufacturing companies.

    Highest Paying Industries For Sales Administrators

    RankIndustryAverage Sales Administrator SalarySales Administrator Salary Range
    1Manufacturing
    $38,099
    $31k
    $43k
    2Technology
    $37,592
    $31k
    $43k
    3Automotive
    $37,541
    $31k
    $43k
    4Finance
    $36,797
    $31k
    $43k
    5Retail
    $36,555
    $31k
    $43k
    6Transportation
    $36,136
    $31k
    $43k

    High Paying Sales Administrator Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Sales Administrator Salary
    Sales managers are responsible for leading the organization's sales team. They oversee the progress and performance of the whole team, set area assignments to team members, and set weekly or monthly quotas. Sales managers oversee training team members during onboarding and providing further coaching to help them achieve their goals. They manage the challenges that team members may meet and help mitigate any problems that come along the way. Sales managers also set the strategic direction of the sales team and follow through by ensuring that the team's activities are in line with the goals.
    Account Manager

    Avg. salary: $72,192

    Account managers are employees who act as the bridge between the company they represent and the client of the company. They are assigned to handle specific clients so that the company will be able to tailor-fit any product or service according to the clients' requirements. Account managers are responsible for maintaining a harmonious relationship between the two parties by ensuring that any agreement made is amenable to both the company and the client. They are also responsible for ensuring that the company will be able to provide the needs of the client within any limitation that the client may have. Account managers also ensure that the company's reputation and well-being are always considered in any dealings.
    Sales Internship

    Avg. salary: $31,215

    Sales internship is a program that requires work in the business and sales development. Sales interns work as assistants to managers and senior staff. Their duties and responsibilities are administrative. They do research, send emails, update records, and make calls. It is their job to maintain good client relationships. They observe the process and other details related to sales. Also, they help in identifying and tracking sales leads, evaluating success, and generating sales reports.
    Sales Support Representative

    Avg. salary: $37,990

    A sales support representative is responsible for assisting the complex operations of sales departments, performing administrative duties under the supervision of a direct manager. Sales support representatives' tasks include acknowledging and encoding customers' orders in the system, processing payments, responding to the customers' inquiries and concerns about the products, writing sales reports, and updating the customer of the shipment details. They also support the sales representatives on selling goods and services to potential customers by creating marketing materials and communicating with customers over the phone and e-mail to generate revenues and increase profits.
    Sales And Marketing Internship

    Avg. salary: $30,165

    In a sales and marketing internship, one of the primary duties is to assist in marketing-related tasks under a manager's supervision. The responsibilities will vary depending on the orders or directives given. However, they will mostly revolve around conducting research and analysis, preparing reports and presentations, participating in meetings, sharing insights, identifying opportunities, and developing resource materials such as surveys and polls. There are also instances where an intern must manage social media accounts to improve brand awareness and improve client relationships.
    Sales Development

    Avg. salary: $86,625

    Sales development representatives are interior sales representatives that focus on prospecting, lead qualification, and outreach. They focus on connecting with as many leads as possible and examining if they are a good customer match. Another responsibility is to educate and certify the leads they connect with. Additionally, they are very well at making the first contact and connect with clients through emails, phone calls, voicemails, direct mail, and LinkedIn connections. Candidates should be organized as well as have product knowledge, conversational skills, and perseverance.
    Sales Manager

    Avg. salary: $90,964

    Sales managers are responsible for leading the organization's sales team. They oversee the progress and performance of the whole team, set area assignments to team members, and set weekly or monthly quotas. Sales managers oversee training team members during onboarding and providing further coaching to help them achieve their goals. They manage the challenges that team members may meet and help mitigate any problems that come along the way. Sales managers also set the strategic direction of the sales team and follow through by ensuring that the team's activities are in line with the goals.

    Average Salary By Related Field

    Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
    Account Manager$72,192$6,016$34.71176,651
    Sales Internship$31,216$2,601$15.01383,574
    Sales Support Representative$37,991$3,166$18.26543,292
    Sales And Marketing Internship$30,165$2,514$14.50179,455
    Sales Development$86,626$7,219$41.6569,357
    Sales Manager$90,964$7,580$43.73149,869
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    Highest Paying Companies For Sales Administrators

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    1$53,969
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    Average Sales Administrator Salary by Demographic

    Sales Administrator Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $42,123
    female-income
    Female Income
    $38,370
    GenderIncome
    Male$42,123
    Female$38,370
    Median Sales Administrator Income by Race
    Asian Sales Administrators have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or African American Sales Administrators have the lowest average salary at $36,893.
    $45,000
    $36,000
    $27,000
    $18,000
    $9,000
    $0
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino

    Sales Administrator Income by Race

    EthnicitySalary
    White$40,888
    Black or African American$36,893
    Asian$43,822
    Hispanic or Latino$40,233
    Average Sales Administrator Salary by Education Level
    Sales Administrators with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $46,106 annually. With a Bachelors degree, Sales Administrators earn a median annual income of $42,123 compared to $36,017 for Sales Administrators with an Associate degree.
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    $40,000
    $30,000
    $20,000
    $10,000
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    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree

    Sales Administrator Salary by Education Level

    EducationSalary
    High School Diploma or Less$35,107
    Master's Degree$46,106
    Bachelor's Degree$42,123
    Some College/ Associate Degree$36,017