General Sales Manager with Sales Management Skills Salary

General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills are often veterans in their line of work, with about three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $67K annually on average but can range from $36K to $164K per year. With bonuses occasionally running north of $41K, profit sharing proceeds sometimes surpassing $34K, and a few commissions as high as $67K, total income for General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills can range between $36K and $164K according to individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration and the particular employer. Approximately one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Making up 79 percent of those who took the survey, male General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,015 - $137,724
(Median)
$35K
$67K
$140K
MEDIAN: $67,245
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$9.20 - $21.08
(Median)
$9
$13
$21
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$35,015 - $137,724  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,731  
Profit Sharing
$927 - $33,935  
Commission
$0.00 - $66,950  
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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$36,412 - $163,580  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,026
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$9.20 - $21.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.28  
Overtime
$13.04 - $27.30  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,731  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $66,950  
Profit Sharing
$927 - $33,935  
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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$36,412 - $163,580  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Pay by Experience Level for General Sales Manager

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


General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $51K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $72K. For General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $96K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $101K.

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Experience Affects General Sales Manager Salaries



National Average
$78,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 206 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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