Sales Administrators

Sales administrators provide support to the process of selling equipment, materials and other products or services.


New workers

New workers start around £11,477. Normal pay is £23,916 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £39,981.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 109,588 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Carries out general sales and marketing administrative duties.

  • Handles customer complaints or forwards them to relevant member of sales team.

  • Prepares sales invoices and maintains records and accounts of sales activity.

  • Fields telephone enquiries from prospective customers on behalf of the sales team.

  • Help customers to place orders online through social media platforms.

  • Provides information to customers on products and prices.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Invoicing

  • Marketing

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Sales Administration

  • Administrative Support

  • Order Processing

  • Cash Handling

  • Sales Support

  • Finance

  • Data Entry

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Sales

  • Customer Service

  • Communication

  • Detail Oriented

  • Self-Motivation

  • Organizational Skills

  • Retail Sales

  • Professionalism

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Office

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.