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Country Manager Salary

Median pay for Country Managers in the United States is around $98K per year. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Country Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of Country Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$42,350 - $173,284
(Median)
$42K
$98K
$170K
MEDIAN: $98,144
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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$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$42,350 - $173,284  
   
Bonus
$1,510 - $44,243  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $30,000  
Commission
$26,247 - $48,834  
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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$44,028 - $202,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131

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Job Description for Country Manager

A country manager oversees the operations of a global company within a specific country. The country manager accomplishes this by acting as a liaison between the main office and the facilities in their assigned country. The country manager must make sure that the organization’s goals are being met in the country and that the employees of that country are meeting the standards that the organization has required. Conversely, the country manager also represents the country’s office with the main office to make sure that the country office’s needs are being met. Furthermore, the country manager must make sure their organization is obeying local laws and regulations. In addition to the liaison duties, the country manager also performs general management duties such as supervising staff, ensuring financial targets are met, maintaining and cultivating customer relationships, coordinating sales activities, overseeing market research, and developing strategies.

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Country Manager Tasks

  • Coordinate, develop, and oversee staff, projects, and sales.
  • Develop goals and policies, and establish standard operating procedures that are in alignment with the organization's mission.
  • Manage all aspects of the product or project implementation in the assigned country.
  • Communicate with the primary office, report on progress, and act as the organization's representative in that country.

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Popular Skills for Country Manager


Country Managers only report a few specific skills. Fortunate workers who know Sales Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 33 percent above average. People Management, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. Most people familiar with Operations Management also know People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Country Manager

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $85K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $79K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $137K on average. Country Managers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $135K.

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Experience Affects Country Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

National Average
$103,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Country Manager Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 33%

Operations Management
0%

National Average
$103,000

People Management
up arrow 42%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 11%
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