Commercial Sales Manager Salary

The average Commercial Sales Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $63K per year. Cash earnings of Commercial Sales Managers — including $29K in bonuses, $20K in profit sharing proceeds, and $41K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $26K to approximately $118K depending on individual performance. The vast majority (86 percent) of Commercial Sales Managers who answered the questionnaire are male. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although the larger part have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,487 - $111,160
(Median)
$30K
$63K
$110K
MEDIAN: $63,308
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$10.65 - $17.53
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,487 - $111,160  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,362  
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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$25,712 - $118,331  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.65 - $17.53  
   
Overtime
$14.29 - $27.51  
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 - $40,746  
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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$25,712 - $118,331  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | 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

  • 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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Professional skills reported by Commercial Sales Managers are few in number. Sales Management and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Customer Service, on the other hand, is typically associated with much 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 $37K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $49K on average. For Commercial Sales Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $71K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $52K.

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Experience Affects Commercial Sales Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 56%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Commercial Sales Manager Salaries

Sales Management
0%

National Average
$45,000

Customer Service
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 29%
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