Country Manager Salary
|Salary||$45,311 - $175,263|
|Bonus||$1,850 - $45,500|
|Profit Sharing||$0.00 - $121,641|
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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).)
|$47,716 - $200,747|
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.Read More...
To become a country manager, a bachelor’s degree is often required. Some organizations may prefer advanced degrees such as a master’s degree in business administration. Because this is a supervisory role, at least five years of experience in a management position is essential. A country manager may also be expected to have experience working on an international scale and usually must be familiar with their assigned country. A prospective country manager should be familiar with the customs and laws of the country, as well as being able to communicate in the local language(s).
Country Manager Tasks
- 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.
- 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.
Popular Skills for Country Manager
Survey results show that Country Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Sales Management, Operations Management, and People Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. People Management, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. For most people, competency in Operations Management indicates knowledge of People Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Country Manager
Pay by Experience for a Country Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Country Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Country Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $121,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Country Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $133,000 based on 53 salaries. A Country Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $177,000 based on 25 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
For Country Managers, busy San Diego offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 40 percent above the national average. Country Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+30 percent), Boston (+15 percent), San Francisco (+10 percent), and New York (+2 percent). The lowest-paying market is Austin, which sits 62 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Portland (58 percent lower) and Miami (1 percent lower).
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