Business Travel Sales Manager Salary

An average Business Travel Sales Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $49K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Business Travel Sales Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,020 - $67,106
(Median)
$36K
$49K
$67K
MEDIAN: $48,892
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,020 - $67,106  
   
Bonus
$1,479 - $10,384  
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 - $70,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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Professional skills reported by Business Travel Sales Managers are few in number. 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.


Business Travel Sales Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $48K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $57K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Business Travel Sales Managers make a median salary of $62K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $70K.

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Experience Affects Business Travel Sales Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

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 23 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 11%
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