Business Travel Sales Manager Salary

Average Business Travel Sales Managers in the United States make around $50K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. There are far more female Business Travel Sales Managers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 81 percent. Work is enjoyable for Business Travel Sales Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$36,470 - $68,234
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$68K
MEDIAN: $50,220
10%
50%
90%

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,470 - $68,234  
   
Bonus
$1,922 - $10,237  
Commission
$9,826  
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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$37,123 - $70,082  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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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 who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Contract Negotiation, Account Management, Sales, and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Travel Sales Manager

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


Business Travel Sales Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $49K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $57K. Business Travel Sales Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $60K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Business Travel Sales Manager generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $66K.

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Experience Affects Business Travel Sales Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Business Travel Sales Manager Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 19%

Account Management
up arrow 11%

Sales
up arrow 3%

Sales Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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