Commercial Sales Manager Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Commercial Sales Managers. The median take-home amount in this area is around $45K, and on average, two in three of that final number comes from commissions. Total cash compensation to Commercial Sales Managers ranges from $27K on the lower end to $117K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $20K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a majority and dental coverage is claimed by just over a half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Making up 70 percent of those who took the survey, male Commercial Sales Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,418 - $104,694
$34K
$63K
$100K
MEDIAN: $62,535
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$10.95 - $17.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$200K$400K$600K
Salary
$34,418 - $104,694  
   
Bonus
$203.47 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,000  
Commission
$2,300 - $593,218  
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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$27,460 - $116,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$100$200$300
Hourly Rate
$10.95 - $17.22  
   
Overtime
$16.84 - $28.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$200K$400K$600K
Bonus
$203.47 - $20,000  
   
Commission
$2,300 - $593,218  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,000  
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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$27,460 - $116,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83

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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

  • Ensure execution of the developed sales strategies, plans and advertising or promotional programs.
  • Ensure activities are in accordance with the developed sales objectives.
  • Plans and implements sales programs for one or more of the company's product line.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Sales Manager

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Commercial Sales Managers. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $35K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $42K. Commercial Sales Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $61K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $92K on average.

Commercial Sales Manager Advice

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

Commercial Sales Manager in Ypsilanti:
"Head in the Sand."
Keep your earned knowledge to yourself. Use it to benefit your customer by being able to find the parts they need only. Do not offer any repair or diagnostic advice.

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Key Stats for Commercial Sales Manager

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Commercial Sales Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲103%

Experienced
▲35%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Skills That Affect Commercial Sales Manager Salaries

Sales
▲91%


Account Management
▲22%

People Management
▲6%

National Average
$45,000

Customer Service
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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