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Business Sales Manager Salary

The average Business Sales Manager in the United States earns approximately $56K per year. While some workers in this profession — about a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. Male Business Sales Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 50 percent of the field. Women make up a slight majority of Business Sales Managers (50 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Business Sales Managers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,657 - $95,566
MEDIAN: $55,528

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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.
$33,657 - $95,566  
$970 - $32,988  
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $10,000  
$0.00 - $57,500  
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).
$35,121 - $111,252  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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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Business Sales Managers report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Sales Management and Sales are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 35 percent and 9 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Sales Manager

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

Business Sales Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $52K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $70K. Business Sales Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $72K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Business Sales Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $76K.

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Experience Affects Business Sales Manager Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Business Sales Manager Salaries

Sales Management
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


50 %
50 %

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: 76% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 24%