Business Travel Sales Manager Salary

Business Travel Sales Managers in the United States pull down an average of $50K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Women make up the vast majority of Business Travel Sales Managers (81 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$36,470 - $68,234
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$68K
MEDIAN: $50,220
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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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Business Travel Sales Managers who took the survey. 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. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $49K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $57K. On average, Business Travel Sales Managers make $60K following one to two decades on the job. 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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