Export Sales Manager Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (more than a third) of final income for Export Sales Managers. That final number averages out to $56K across the industry. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Export Sales Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$34,574 - $95,195
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$95K
MEDIAN: $55,240
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$11.98 - $28.46
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,574 - $95,195  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,460  
Profit Sharing
$5,500  
Commission
$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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$33,065 - $109,821  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $28.46  
   
Overtime
$23.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,460  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$5,500  
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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$33,065 - $109,821  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Export Sales Manager

The main role of an export sales manager is ensuring the sales and profit goals in international markets are met. To do this, they are in charge of planning, organizing, and implementing sales strategies for each market. They also must make sure that all distributors are working effectively and efficiently, as well as work well with current and potential clients to maintain and increase sales and profitability. Additionally, export sales managers must cooperate with management and legal departments to ensure that all international agreements and relevant laws are being followed.

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Export 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.

Common Career Paths for Export Sales Manager


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Advancing into an International Sales Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Export Sales Managers, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $83K per year.

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Export Sales Managers typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Account Sales and Sales Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Export Sales Manager

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $49K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $61K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Export Sales Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $67K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $72K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Export Sales Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Export Sales Manager Salaries


National Average
$56,000

Sales Management
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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