The average pay for an Entry-Level National Sales Manager is £32,832 per year.

£22,241 - £48,920
MEDIAN: £32,693
Salary £22,241 - £48,920
Bonus £1,968 - £9,834
Profit Sharing £5,000
Commission £0.00 - £15,101
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
£24,164 - £56,609
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 88

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £35,233

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

National Sales Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

National Sales Manager in Manchester:
"How to manage change."
All people are different and have the ability to change. If they cannot change you must be willing to change the people.

National Sales Manager in Ipswich:
"A good manager empowers you to succeed."
Know your product. Be organized. Communicate well and never, ever cut corners in communication. Don't use abbreviations in written communication. There is no such thing as a stupid question. Be a good and quick decision maker.

National Sales Manager in Stoke-on-Trent:
"Dont be afraid to move."
If you believe in yourself and have proven results dont put up with a glass ceiling - move if you have to but not too often.

National Sales Manager in London:
"Ensure You Get The Right Proportion Of Listening And Talking Right."
Listen, listen, listen. Prepare for all meetings and ensure you have all of your documents well before. Make sure your price authority is clear.

National Sales Manager in Sheffield:
"Mileage, Travelling."
Be prepared to travel far and wide, work long hours. Pace yourself, don't waste time on orders that you don't stand a chance of being able to do, make friends and keep them.

Key Stats for National Sales Manager


16 %
84 %
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect National Sales Manager Salaries

Strategic Sales

Business Development

National Average

Sales Management

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)


Technical Sales


16 %
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 75%