Business Sales Manager Salary

Business Sales Managers in the United States pull down an average of $57K per year. Although a fair number have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, slightly less than a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Work is enjoyable for Business Sales Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Business Sales Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 56 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,980 - $98,823

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$32,980 - $98,823  
$-0.49 - $32,083  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $9,826  
$0.00 - $57,500  
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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).
$35,083 - $115,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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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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Business Sales Managers who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, facility with Sales Management and Sales are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent and 7 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Sales Manager

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

Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $54K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $75K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $77K. 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 $95K.

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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

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


44 %
56 %

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: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 22%