Business Sales Manager Salary

Business Sales Managers in the United States pull down an average of $63K annually. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, just over one in five claim no health benefits at all. Work is enjoyable for Business Sales Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$33,695 - $100,000
MEDIAN: $62,905

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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.
$33,695 - $100,000  
$-0.49 - $31,612  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $40,851  
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).
$35,400 - $117,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Job Description for Business Sales Manager

  • Coordinate sales distribution of products or services to facilitate the sales process.
  • Manage the sales generation in districts and major accounts within a large geographical area for one or more of the company's product line.
  • Develop, forecast and monitor budget and utilize operational resources.
  • Manage sales management staff and provide direction regarding resources and sales strategies, establishing territories, quotas and training.

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Survey takers who work as Business Sales Managers report a focused set of job skills. Sales Management and Sales are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for

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

Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $56K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $80K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Business Sales Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $77K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $102K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Skills That Affect Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


41 %
59 %

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: 77% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 23%