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Business Sales Manager Salary

Median pay for Business Sales Managers in the United States is around $55K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While between a fifth and a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Business Sales Managers making up 51 percent of survey respondents. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,887 - $94,419
MEDIAN: $55,276

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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.
$33,887 - $94,419  
$150.00 - $32,300  
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $10,000  
$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).
$34,771 - $110,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Business Sales Managers who took the survey. Most notably, facility with Sales Management and Sales are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 37 percent and 11 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Sales Manager

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 $51K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $70K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Business Sales Managers make a median salary of $68K. Business Sales Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $67K.

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Experience Affects Business Sales Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Business Sales Manager Salaries

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.


49 %
51 %

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: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 23%