Sales Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$63,000
$37,000
Min 10%
$63,000
Median 50%
$108,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
Boston, MA
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a sales specialist make?
Sales Specialists in America make, on average, $64,045 a year or $30.79 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $108,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $37,000 per year. Retail companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, and New York have the highest paying Sales Specialist jobs. The typical tenure for a Sales Specialist is 2.5 years.

Average Sales Specialist Salary By Location

Sales Specialists in the United States of America make on average $64,045 a year or $30.79 per hour. Sales Specialists make the most in Boston, MA at about $86,775 per year. Even as an entry-level Sales Specialist, you will make $39,000 per year in Boston, MA. New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, and New York are the states with the highest payscale for Sales Specialists. Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, North Dakota, and Hawaii have the lowest reported salaries for Sales Specialists.

Map of Sales Specialist Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Sales Specialist Salary By Company

Sales Specialists can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Most Sales Specialist jobs are in Retail companies and Retail companies. Sales Specialists at Google and Microsoft report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Adobe and Symantec report highly competitive salaries for Sales Specialists.
Company
Average Salary
$117,335
$117k
$113,998
$114k
$111,621
$112k
$110,507
$111k
$105,069
$105k
$103,846
$104k
$101,794
$102k
$101,091
$101k

Average Sales Specialist Pay By Industry

Wages for Sales Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Pharmaceutical companies, Technology companies, and Finance companies pay their Sales Specialists well. Pharmaceutical companies pay Sales Specialists an average salary of $79,583, Technology companies pay $67,002, and Finance companys come in at $62,795. The types of companies that pay Sales Specialists the least are in the Telecommunication industry, where the average annual salary is $55,092.
Industry
Average Salary
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$79,583
$80k
Technology
Technology
$67,002
$67k
Finance
Finance
$62,795
$63k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$62,564
$63k
Retail
Retail
$61,995
$62k
Health Care
Health Care
$60,801
$61k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$60,526
$61k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$55,092
$55k

Sales Specialist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Sales Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Sales Specialist can range from $48,596 to $145,335 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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.

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Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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