Sales administrators

£7,800 Average salary at age 20
£23,400 Average Salary
36 Average hours per week


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

Main 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.


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.

What Sales administrators studied in higher education

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What Sales administrators studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(L7) Human & social geography1
(G1) Mathematics1
(W2) Design studies5
(L3) Sociology4
(C1) Biology1
(F1) Chemistry1
(C8) Psychology3
(R2) German studies1
(W1) Fine art1
(V3) History by topic1
(W3) Music2
(F8) Physical geographical sciences2
(W8) Imaginative writing1
(W6) Cinematics & photography2
(C7) Molecular biology, biophysics & biochemistry1
(Q3) English studies8
(L2) Politics2
(R4) Spanish studies1
(R1) French studies2
(N5) Marketing8
(W4) Drama2
(M1) Law by area1
(M2) Law by topic2
(I2) Information systems1
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport4
(P2) Publicity studies1
(B9) Others in subjects allied to medicine1
(P5) Journalism2
(L1) Economics1
(Q1) Linguistics1
(T7) American studies1
(N1) Business studies10
(X3) Academic studies in education1
(L5) Social work1
(V6) Theology & religious studies1
(X1) Training teachers1
(C6) Sport & exercise science3
(C3) Zoology1
(P3) Media studies4
(N2) Management studies3
(V1) History by period3
(N3) Finance1
(I1) Computer science1
(W5) Dance1

UK Prospects

81400 Workforce Size
5.92% Predicted decline 2020 - 2027
21913 Predicted Replacement 2020 - 2027

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