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Sales administrators

Average National Salaries (2017)

Age 20

£13,000 pile of coins

Age 35

£24,440 pile of coins

Age 50

£27,560 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £19,760

What does this career do?

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

Typical tasks

  • provides information to customers on products and prices
  • fields telephone enquiries from prospective customers on behalf of the sales team
  • prepares sales invoices and maintains records and accounts of sales activity
  • handles customer complaints or forwards them to relevant member of sales team
  • carries out general clerical duties.

Current entry requirements

There are no minimum academic requirements, although entrants typically possess GCSEs/S grades or equivalent qualifications. Training is normally provided on-the-job. NVQs/SVQs in Administration are available at Levels 1 and 2.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2018)
Female
(2018)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
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