Business Sales Manager Salary

An average Business Sales Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $63K per year. The final incomes of Business Sales Managers generally vary between $38K and $126K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses, profit sharing, and commissions as high as $33K, $37K, and $41K, respectively. Men make up a slight majority of Business Sales Managers (58 percent) who responded to the survey. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, just over one in five claim no health benefits at all. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,179 - $109,264
MEDIAN: $63,434

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$35,179 - $109,264  
$985 - $32,517  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $37,000  
$1,973 - $40,547  
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).
$37,951 - $125,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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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. Sales Management and Sales are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Sales Manager

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

Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $74K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $57K. Business Sales Managers bring in $73K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $97K on average.

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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 26 votes.


42 %
58 %

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%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 23%