Certified Sales Compensation Professional | CSCP®

Your organization’s growth and success rely on effectively designed and executed sales compensation plans that help accomplish your sales strategies. 

Gain the skills to design, administer, evaluate and manage sales compensation programs, the confidence to speak with authority and the designation that shows current and future employers you are committed to operating with high professional standards — all by earning WorldatWork’s Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP®) certification. 

Fuel Your Career and Boost Sales Team Performance

Getting sales comp right is essential. Learn how WorldatWork can help you drive high-impact sales compensation programs.

Why Earn a CSCP®?

  • Proven recognition. Global 500 companies rely on WorldatWork certifications to power their employee rewards, engagement and retention efforts. The CSCP® is backed by our 65+ years of experience in workplace rewards education and research.   
  • Practical, expert content. Our exam content taps the insights and experiences of expert practitioners and experienced consultants.


Who Should Get a CSCP®?

We recommend that CSCP® candidates have one to two years of experience in sales compensation. The CSCP® examination covers all topic areas addressed in the Body of Knowledge.


How to Obtain a CSCP®? 

The CSCP designation is achieved by passing one competency-based exam based on your knowledge and experience in the field. It is recommended that professionals interested in obtaining this designation review the sales compensation Body of Knowledge to gain an understanding of the concepts that will be covered on the exam.

When you attain the CSCP and you earn the ability to place the digital credential badge (see the graphic at the top of this page) on your professional networking profile, email signature or company profile page, for all to see.

See the Body of Knowledge
New Sales Compensation Course Series

WorldatWork's new Sales Compensation Course series covers content within the CSCP body of knowledge and practice exams to help you fill knowledge gaps as you prepare for the certification exam.

Practice and Certification Exams

Exam

Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP) Competency Exam Product Includes: - Learner access to the WorldatWork Learning Management System for electronic access to the exam. - Online proctoring provided by Examity. - One exam attempt. - 120 days of access starts when the learner is assigned to the LMS.
STARTING AT: Members: $995 USD Non-Members: $1,375 USD

Exam

Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP) Competency Practice Exam A Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP) Competency Practice Exam A
STARTING AT: Members: $50 USD Non-Members: $50 USD

Exam

Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP) Competency Practice Exam B Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP) Competency Practice Exam B
STARTING AT: Members: $50 USD Non-Members: $50 USD

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Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP) Competency Practice Exam C Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP) Competency Practice Exam C
STARTING AT: Members: $50 USD Non-Members: $50 USD
Frequently Asked Questions

This certification combines knowledge and skills based on experience in the field and the industry standard Body of Knowledge that is required for individual and business success. The CSCP® designation is achieved by passing one comprehensive competency-based exam while other designations — like the Certified Compensation Professional, Global Remuneration Professional and Certified Benefits Professional certifications — require passing multiple specific curriculum-based exams.


WorldatWork recommends candidates have three or more years of experience. As a competency-based exam, there is no single prep course that covers all the content in the exam. You should review the comprehensive CSCP Body of Knowledge, which represents the complete set of knowledge and skills required for professionals working in the field..


WorldatWork offers practice exams to help you get familiar with the types of questions asked in all knowledge areas within the exam. Practice exams offer an easy way to test your readiness by assessing your strengths and weaknesses, and help identify knowledge gaps where you may need additional study or experience.


There are 110-160 questions on the competency-based exams.


Track Your Certification Status

WorldatWork members can readily see their progress on certification, see the deadline for recertifying, rest easy knowing that recertification credits earned through WorldatWork are automatically added to their profiles, and manually manage any credits they earn from other organizations.