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Area Sales Regional Manager Salary

Area Sales Regional Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with nearly three in five bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $70K per year on average but can range from $49K to $124K per year. Bonuses, profit sharing, and commission all factor into final incomes for Area Sales Regional Managers. Ranging between $49K near the bottom and $124K near the top, total earnings can include up to $25K from bonuses and up to $10K from profit sharing, with a high-performing minority reaping commissions of $41K. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Most Area Sales Regional Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Area Sales Regional Managers (67 percent) survey respondents are male. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$42,037 - $109,499
MEDIAN: $69,965

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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.
$42,037 - $109,499  
$1,015 - $25,479  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $10,213  
$0.00 - $41,217  
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).
$48,821 - $123,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 191
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Area Sales Regional Manager

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

Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $63K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $87K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $86K in this role. Area Sales Regional Managers who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $80K.

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Experience Affects Area Sales Regional Manager Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.


33 %
67 %

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: 85% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 15%