Business Travel Sales Manager Salary

Business Travel Sales Managers in the United States take home approximately $49K per year on average. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Business Travel Sales Managers is high. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 82 percent of Business Travel Sales Managers are female. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$36,020 - $67,106

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,020 - $67,106  
   
Bonus
$1,250 - $10,147  
Commission
$2,000 - $15,500  
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).
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$36,320 - $69,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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Job Description for Business Travel Sales Manager

Business travel sales managers generally work for hotels to market to companies which require business travel for their employees. These managers generally market towards companies through oral presentations and written communication, and should have strong knowledge of market trends, what their hotel provides, and what benefits it provides which other chains do not. Strong customer service skills are also important to succeed in this position.

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Business Travel Sales Manager Tasks

  • Implement and execute programs for special corporate/preferred corporate transient sales.
  • Solicit new business and retain existing customers in the business sales market with a focus to increase transient room revenue.
  • Develop and implement specific account marketing plans for appropriate accounts.
  • Book substantial, profitable business taking into consideration the needs of each hotel, general pricing guidelines, and booking patterns.
  • Respond to customer inquiries and request for pricing.

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Business Travel Sales Managers only report a few specific skills. Most notably, facility with Contract Negotiation, Account Management, and Sales are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 13 percent, and 4 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Travel Sales Manager

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Business Travel Sales Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $48K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $56K. Business Travel Sales Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $62K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $67K.

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Experience Affects Business Travel Sales Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Business Travel Sales Manager Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 21%

Account Management
up arrow 13%

Sales
up arrow 4%

Sales Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 11%
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