Entry-Level Assistant Sales Managers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $41K per year. Women Entry-Level Assistant Sales Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and just over a half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$27,700 - $64,039
$28K
$41K
$64K
MEDIAN: $40,518
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50%
90%

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$9.44 - $17.88
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.97
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,700 - $64,039  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$350.00 - $33,250  
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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$22,801 - $62,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.44 - $17.88  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.13  
Overtime
$11.65 - $24.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,000  
   
Commission
$350.00 - $33,250  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$22,801 - $62,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 138

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,536

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

Chicago is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Assistant Sales Managers, 89 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Assistant Sales Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+24 percent) and Houston (+20 percent). Los Angeles is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 7 percent.

Assistant Sales Manager Advice

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

Assistant Sales Manager in New York:
"Arrange manufacturing garment from trims for customers."
Contact with customers to gather all information to make garment. Contact with factories to proceed production. Negotiate with customer and factory about price. Business trip to factories and head office in Asia. Business trip to have meetings with customers in USA. Business trip to attend exhibition twice a year in Salt Lake City. Market research in outdoor and Fashion industry. PR and Advertisement. Attend visitors in USA.

Assistant Sales Manager in Versailles:
"More than Responsible."
There is a good chance you are going to be given more responsibility than you bargained for. Work it with a positive attitude. Work well beyond your job description and then ask to be compensated for the effort.

Assistant Sales Manager in Independence:
"Know About Other Sales Associates Compensation."
To know what the employers character, and how past employees have been compensated, understand gross profit margins and their relevance to your salary.

Key Stats for Assistant Sales Manager

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
080
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Assistant Sales Manager Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 16%

National Average
$36,000

Sales Management
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People Management
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Sales
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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