Area Sales Regional Manager Salary

Area Sales Regional Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and close to three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $72K annually, but may range from $46K to $130K per year. In the world of Area Sales Regional Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $32K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $14K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $46K and $130K. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Area Sales Regional Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Area Sales Regional Managers are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 68 percent of professionals. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$40,579 - $118,832
MEDIAN: $72,206

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$40,579 - $118,832  
$1,030 - $32,215  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,702  
$0.00 - $46,219  
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).
$45,774 - $129,965  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 168
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Job Description for Area Sales Regional Manager

Area sales regional managers (also called area sales managers or regional sales managers) are generally considered part of the sales and marketing branch of an organization. Area sales regional managers may work in a variety of industries including manufacturing, construction, electronics, and retail, among others. The area sales regional manager is responsible for overseeing the sales functions of a specific geographical region or area in which the business provides goods or services. Their day-to-day responsibilities include increasing sales for company products and services, establishing new customers, providing service to current customers, and recruiting new sales staff. They are also in charge of training current staff, soliciting customer feedback, handling customer complaints, and monitoring the performance of the sales representatives assigned to their region.


Area Sales Regional Manager Tasks

  • Develop and maintain relationships with major or key accounts within a specific area or market.
  • Plan and implement sales programs for one or more of the company's product line.
  • Manage sales professional staff within a specified area.
  • Train sales staff, implement sales incentive programs and goals to increase employee performance.
  • Ensure activities are in accordance with the developed sales objectives and quotas.

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

In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $64K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $91K. Area Sales Regional Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $94K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $97K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.


32 %
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 11%