General Sales Manager Salary with Sales Management skills

A substantial slice of final earnings for General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills (roughly a fourth) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $78K. Cash earnings for General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills — including $36K in bonuses and $25K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $36K to $158K depending on individual performance. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geographic location, but the specific employer and years of experience are influential factors as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, about a fourth claim no health benefits at all. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$34,869 - $133,059
(Median)
$35K
$66K
$130K
MEDIAN: $65,527
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$8.97 - $19.88
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$34,869 - $133,059  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $36,396  
Profit Sharing
$906 - $24,832  
Commission
$0.00 - $64,632  
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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$36,117 - $157,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 892
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$8.97 - $19.88  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $27.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $36,396  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $64,632  
Profit Sharing
$906 - $24,832  
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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$36,117 - $157,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Pay by Experience Level for General Sales Manager with Sales Management skills

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


General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average beginner in this position makes around $51K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $71K. After working for 10 to 20 years, General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills make a median salary of $94K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $99K.

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Experience Affects General Sales Manager with Sales Management skills Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$78,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 197 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 26%
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