Business Sales Manager Salary
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.
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.