Area Sales Regional Manager Salary

The majority of Area Sales Regional Managers in the United States — close to three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $49K to $128K per year, and the median is $72K per year. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission — peaking near $30K, $14K, and $46K, respectively — total cash payment to Area Sales Regional Managers can bottom out near $49K or top out at around $128K. Male Area Sales Regional Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (66 percent) are men. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,760 - $116,816
(Median)
$41K
$72K
$120K
MEDIAN: $71,809
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,760 - $116,816  
   
Bonus
$996 - $30,080  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,702  
Commission
$0.00 - $46,084  
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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$49,319 - $128,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Area Sales Regional Manager

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $64K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $89K. Area Sales Regional Managers see a median salary of $96K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $93K on average.

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Experience Affects Area Sales Regional Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 10%
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