Business Sales Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up a little over a half of Business Sales Managers. Pay fluctuates from $41K to $130K per year, but expected earnings average $65K annually. Cash earnings for Business Sales Managers — including $35K in bonuses and $49K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $41K to $130K depending on individual performance. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. Job satisfaction for Business Sales Managers is high. The majority of Business Sales Managers (68 percent) survey respondents are male. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,750 - $113,891
MEDIAN: $64,616

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$36,750 - $113,891  
$992 - $35,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $48,936  
$4,966 - $48,479  
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).
$40,546 - $129,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90

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Job Description for Business Sales Manager

  • 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.
  • 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.

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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. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $63K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $76K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $77K in this role. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $99K on average.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.


33 %
68 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 25%