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Commercial Sales Manager Salary

Commercial Sales Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and close to one-half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $62K annually, but may range from $26K to $112K per year. Male Commercial Sales Managers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — approximately one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,876 - $109,318
(Median)
$31K
$62K
$110K
MEDIAN: $61,944
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$10.57 - $17.38
(Median)
$11
$14
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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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
$30,876 - $109,318  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,362  
Profit Sharing
$2,442 - $8,067  
Commission
$0.00 - $40,645  
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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$25,788 - $111,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.57 - $17.38  
   
Overtime
$14.17 - $27.27  
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 - $29,362  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $40,645  
Profit Sharing
$2,442 - $8,067  
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).
)
$25,788 - $111,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Job Description for Commercial Sales Manager

  • 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 usually report a few specific skills. Sales Management and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Those listing Customer Service and Sales Management as skills, on the other hand, 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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $38K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $45K. Commercial Sales Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $70K. Commercial Sales Managers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $52K.

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Experience Affects Commercial Sales Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 54%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Commercial Sales Manager Salaries

National Average
$45,000

Sales Management
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
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%