Commercial Sales Manager Salary

The average Commercial Sales Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $63K annually. With bonuses occasionally running north of $29K, profit sharing proceeds sometimes surpassing $20K, and a few commissions as high as $41K, total income for Commercial Sales Managers can range between $26K and $118K according to individual performance. There are far more male Commercial Sales Managers survey respondents than women, making up 85 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. Most Commercial Sales Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,546 - $110,652

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$10.63 - $17.55

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,546 - $110,652  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,282  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,574  
Commission
$0.00 - $40,746  
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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$25,741 - $117,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.63 - $17.55  
   
Overtime
$14.29 - $27.51  
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
$0.00 - $29,282  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $40,746  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,574  
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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$25,741 - $117,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Job Description for Commercial Sales Manager

Commercial sales managers are responsible for performing and managing all commercial sales aspects on behalf of their organization. These individuals have strong analytical skills that they utilize to sell products or services and complete sales-related activities. They keep accurate and organized records for future reference. They work in a fast-paced environment in different commercial settings to obtain all sales goals within a specific time frame. These managers work well in a team setting when sharing information with prospect clients. However, these professionals can also work on their own, as they possess strong communication and leadership skills.

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Commercial Sales Manager Tasks

  • Maintain contact with key markets by visiting and investigating the operations and local conditions.
  • Evaluate and provide analysis to management for new products and international market opportunities.
  • Plans and implements sales programs for one or more of the company's product line.
  • Ensure execution of the developed sales strategies, plans and advertising or promotional programs.
  • Ensure activities are in accordance with the developed sales objectives.

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Commercial Sales Managers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Those who have experience with Sales Management, Sales, and Customer Service can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Customer Service and Sales as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks.

Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Sales Manager

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $37K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $47K on average. Commercial Sales Managers see a median salary of $71K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $53K on average.

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Experience Affects Commercial Sales Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 56%

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Commercial Sales Manager Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$45,000

Sales
up arrow 13%

Customer Service
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 29%
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