Commercial Manager Salary

The average Commercial Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $83K annually. Cash earnings for Commercial Managers — which occasionally include more than $28K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing — stretch from around $28K to approximately $145K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by location, but the specific employer and tenure are influential factors as well. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Commercial Managers who answered the questionnnaire. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Commercial Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,559 - $135,861
$45K
$83K
$140K
MEDIAN: $83,304
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50%
90%

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$10.91 - $17.98
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MEDIAN: $14.29
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,559 - $135,861  
   
Bonus
$507 - $27,774  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,933  
Commission
$685 - $15,893  
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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$28,398 - $144,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 253
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.91 - $17.98  
   
Overtime
$13.94 - $30.06  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$507 - $27,774  
   
Commission
$685 - $15,893  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,933  
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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$28,398 - $144,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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Job Description for Commercial Manager

A commercial manager fills a non-technical, business-oriented position within a company. Their main function is to oversee revenue and expenses used to create financial returns. This mostly is done through policy-level work, creating rules or practices to determine the steps that the business takes when conducting commercial business.

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Commercial Manager Tasks

  • Procure and obtain materials and supplies for ongoing and one-time projects.
  • Develop pricing structures and risk assessments for products to lead commercial efforts.
  • Oversee and direct contractors, staff, suppliers and carriers to ensure timely results.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, creating new contracts and updating as conditions or tariffs change.
  • Use analytics to create action plans for business growth.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Commercial Manager


General Electric (GE) Energy does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $97K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $78K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $136K.

Popular Skills for Commercial Manager


Commercial Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Lucky workers who know Financial Analysis can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 77 percent above average. Contract Management and Pricing are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 37 percent and 77 percent. Those listing People Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Customer Service and Customer Relations also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Contract Negotiation are, more often than not, also skilled in Pricing.

Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Manager

Pay by Experience for a Commercial Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Commercial Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 116 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Commercial Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 121 salaries. An experienced Commercial Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 118 salaries. A Commercial Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 59 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,982

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Commercial Managers, 87 percent above the national average. Commercial Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+60 percent), Houston (+38 percent), Miami (+37 percent), and Austin (+20 percent). Detroit is the lowest-paying area, 9 percent south of the national average.

Commercial Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Commercial Manager?

Commercial Manager in Detroit:
"Stress level, managing members, instructing."
Pros: Instructing individuals during a crisis and supporting the customer.
Cons: The daily whiners who complain over nothing important.

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Key Stats for Commercial Manager

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Commercial Manager Salaries

▲33%

▲17%

National Average
$75,000

▼5%

▼34%

Skills That Affect Commercial Manager Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲77%

Pricing
▲37%

Contract Management
▲37%


Commercial
▲29%

Proposal Writing
▲23%

Sales
▲16%

Operations Management
▲16%

National Average
$75,000




Customer Relations
▼23%


People Management
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 17%