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General Sales Manager Salary

A General Sales Manager earns an average salary of $60,991 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Leadership, Budget Management, Technical Sales, Business Development, and Sales Management.
$34,023 - $121,527
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Salary
$34,023 - $121,527  
   
Bonus
$0.60 - $33,717  
Profit Sharing
$433.08 - $15,101  
Commission
$0.00 - $60,296  
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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$34,752 - $143,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,614
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Hourly Rate
$9.10 - $21.27  
   
Overtime
$10.30 - $31.83  
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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
$0.60 - $33,717  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $60,296  
Profit Sharing
$433.08 - $15,101  
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).
)
$34,752 - $143,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 224
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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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National Average
$69,000



Skills That Affect General Sales Manager Salaries









Operations Management
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National Average
$69,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 563 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 24%