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Commercial Sales Manager Salary

Commercial Sales Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with approximately half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $64K annually on average but can range from $26K to $117K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Commercial Sales Managers (87 percent) who took the survey are men. While some workers in this profession — approximately one in four — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$30,668 - $110,988
(Median)
$31K
$64K
$110K
MEDIAN: $64,124
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$10.55 - $17.41
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$11
$14
$17
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,668 - $110,988  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,730  
Profit Sharing
$2,700 - $9,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $40,851  
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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$25,744 - $117,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.55 - $17.41  
   
Overtime
$14.11 - $27.33  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,730  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $40,851  
Profit Sharing
$2,700 - $9,000  
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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$25,744 - $117,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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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. Sales Management and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Those listing Customer Service as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Sales Manager

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $38K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $47K on average. For Commercial Sales Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $70K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $53K.

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Experience Affects Commercial Sales Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 52%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Commercial Sales Manager Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$46,000

Customer Service
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 27%
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