Commissions form a big slice (slightly less than a third) of total compensation for Area Sales Managers with Sales Management skills. The median income in this area hovers around $72K. Final cash compensation to Area Sales Managers with Sales Management skills varies from around $40K to approximately $126K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $33K and $10K, respectively. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geography, followed by years of experience and the particular employer. Most Area Sales Managers with Sales Management skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. More than half of Area Sales Managers with Sales Management skills (68 percent) survey respondents are men. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$37,464 - $106,427
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MEDIAN: $63,310
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,464 - $106,427  
   
Bonus
$1,981 - $33,196  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,022  
Commission
$2,490 - $54,906  
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).
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$39,902 - $125,546  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 536
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $21.53  
   
Overtime
$4.86 - $32.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,981 - $33,196  
   
Commission
$2,490 - $54,906  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,022  
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).
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$39,902 - $125,546  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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67 percent less than the top paying company, Dillard's, Inc. offers a median salary of just $45K, consistently last on the pay scale ladder by far.

Pay by Experience Level for Area Sales Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Area Sales Managers with Sales Management skills. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $53K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $72K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $83K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $97K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,469

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For Area Sales Managers with Sales Management skills, busy Dallas offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 55 percent above the national average. Area Sales Managers with Sales Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+54 percent), New York (+39 percent), Houston (+34 percent), and St. Louis (+32 percent). Area Sales Managers with Sales Management skills' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Area Sales Managers with Sales Management skills in Charlotte bring in salaries that are 22 percent lower than the national average. Workers in Seattle and Miami earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (18 percent less and 10 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Area Sales Manager

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Area Sales Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%


National Average
$72,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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