General Sales Manager with Sales Management Skills Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills — about one in three, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $76K. With some bonuses approaching $41K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $31K, overall incomes of General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills spread between $37K and $152K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration and the specific company. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills. Most General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills survey respondents are men (78 percent). Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and a little more than half claim dental coverage as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,038 - $125,074
$36K
$65K
$130K
MEDIAN: $64,683
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$9.99 - $23.53
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MEDIAN: $15.34
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$0$151K
Salary $36,038 - $125,074
Bonus $375.00 - $41,451
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $30,723
Commission $5,120 - $78,611
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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$36,780 - $151,819
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 797
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $9.99 - $23.53
Hourly Tips $1.14
Overtime $10.80 - $34.23
Annual Data $0$151K
Bonus $375.00 - $41,451
Commission $5,120 - $78,611
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $30,723
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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$36,780 - $151,819
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 91

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Popular Employer Salaries for General Sales Manager


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Clear Channel Communications, Inc. offers the most; General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills earn $102K on average there.

Fastenal Company lags the field greatly in terms of pay, offering a median salary just about half of the top paying company's median ($53K).

Pay by Experience Level for General Sales Manager

Pay by Experience for a General Sales Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level General Sales Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 265 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Sales Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 256 salaries. An experienced General Sales Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 322 salaries. A General Sales Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 186 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,242

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 64 percent, General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills in Seattle receive some of the highest pay in the country. General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+55 percent), Atlanta (+48 percent), Minneapolis (+47 percent), and Portland (+40 percent). Trailing the national average by 18 percent, Boston is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers pay around 5 percent less in Phoenix and 2 percent less in Los Angeles, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for General Sales Manager

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 209 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects General Sales Manager Salaries

▲33%

▲19%

National Average
$76,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 209 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 31%
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