Business Sales Manager Salary

Earnings for Business Sales Managers in the United States come in at around $58K per year on average. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly less than a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Men make up a slight majority of Business Sales Managers (55 percent) who responded to the survey. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,459 - $98,497
MEDIAN: $57,637

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$33,459 - $98,497  
$-0.49 - $31,612  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $9,826  
$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).
$35,240 - $114,828  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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 results show that Business Sales Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, facility with Sales Management and Sales are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent and 6 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Sales Manager

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

For many Business Sales Managers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $54K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $75K. For Business Sales Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $79K. 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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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


45 %
55 %

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: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 22%