Speed of Answer (SA) Metric

Measure how quickly support staff answer incoming calls.

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Support KPI Example - Speed of Answer (SA) Metric


Ideally, customers who call in for support should be answered as soon as possible. Depending on the size of your support team and how busy they are on any given day, their ability to answer calls as they come in will vary. The Speed of Answer metric gives your team the ability to monitor the average time it takes for support staff to answer a customer call.


(Time to answer call A + Time to answer call B + Time to answer call C +...+ Time to answer call N)/Total number of calls

Reporting frequency


Example of KPI target

25 seconds to answer


Support Manager, Support Team


Average speed to answer (ASA)

Time of answer

Average time to answer

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