A large fraction of take-home pay for General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills comes from commissions — one-third on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $74K. In the world of General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills, total cash compensation can vary between $36K and $150K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $42K and $49K, respectively. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — the company and years of experience are driving factors as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills. Although just under a third lack health benefits of any kind, the greater part do enjoy medical insurance, and a little over a half get dental coverage, too. Generally, women make up less than a third of all General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills who answered the questionnnaire. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$35,078 - $126,079
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MEDIAN: $62,640
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$9.84 - $21.72
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,078 - $126,079  
   
Bonus
$481.36 - $42,282  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $48,936  
Commission
$5,002 - $62,334  
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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$36,468 - $149,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 769
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $21.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.14  
Overtime
$9.86 - $34.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$481.36 - $42,282  
   
Commission
$5,002 - $62,334  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $48,936  
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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$36,468 - $149,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills flock to Clear Channel Communications, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $102K lead the pack in compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for General Sales Manager

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills. The average inexperienced worker earns $52K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $66K. On average, General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills make $89K following one to two decades on the job. General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $100K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,231

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General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills will find that Charlotte offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 62 percent. General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+51 percent), Pittsburgh (+48 percent), Portland (+39 percent), and Atlanta (+38 percent). The lowest-paying market is Boston, which sits 16 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for General Sales Manager

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 174 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects General Sales Manager Salaries



National Average
$74,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 174 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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