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


  • 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.

Typical Education Level

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 18% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£18,857 Average wage

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for sales administrator is £18,857

3,145 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 3,145. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.


Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for sales administrator roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £18,857 per year. That is about £1,571 per month or £9.67 per hour. New workers generally start on £11,078, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £38,005

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 3,145 people are employed in the region.

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