A General Sales Manager earns an average salary of $60,268 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Leadership, Business Development, Budget Management, Strategic Sales, and Sales Management.
General Sales Manager Total Pay (?
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$32,779 - $119,108
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MEDIAN: $60,268
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General Sales Manager Total Pay (?
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$8.97 - $20.99
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$32,779 - $119,108  
   
Bonus
$97.72 - $33,556  
Profit Sharing
$795 - $19,336  
Commission
$0.00 - $60,034  
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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$34,065 - $145,163  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,531
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$8.97 - $20.99  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06 - $1.28  
Overtime
$11.07 - $34.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$97.72 - $33,556  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $60,034  
Profit Sharing
$795 - $19,336  
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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$34,065 - $145,163  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,531
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Job Description for General Sales Manager
General sales managers oversee the sales department at a company or business. Their duties often include hiring and training sales employees, working with the sales team to ensure they meet goals and targets, compiling data from the sales team to present to upper management, and ensuring that the company is bringing in enough revenue. Depending on the size of the business, a general sales manager may also be responsible for general marketing duties, such as strategic planning or developing effective sales approaches.
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General Sales Manager Tasks
  • Plan and implement sales programs for one or more of the company's product line.
  • Ensure execution of the developed sales strategies, plans and advertising and promotional programs.
  • Develop, forecast and monitor budget and utilize operational resources.
  • Maintain contact with key markets by visiting and investigating the operations and local conditions.
  • Manage and train sales staff, implement sales incentive programs and goals to increase employee performance.
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Pay Difference By Location
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$69,000
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Experience Affects General Sales Manager Salaries

National Average
$69,000

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Gender
Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 23%
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