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General Sales Manager Salary with Sales Management skills

A big portion of take-home pay for General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills — close to a fourth, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $78K. Total cash compensation to General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills bottoms out near $36K and approaches $159K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $36K from bonuses and almost $20K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men make up the vast majority of General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills (80 percent) who took the survey. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,949 - $133,012
(Median)
$35K
$66K
$130K
MEDIAN: $65,885
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$9.09 - $19.71
(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
$34,949 - $133,012  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $35,785  
Profit Sharing
$820 - $19,911  
Commission
$0.00 - $63,298  
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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$36,054 - $159,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 869
National Hourly Rate 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$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$9.09 - $19.71  
   
Overtime
$11.75 - $29.40  
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.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $35,785  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $63,298  
Profit Sharing
$820 - $19,911  
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).
)
$36,054 - $159,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy 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. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $94K. General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $99K.

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Experience Affects General Sales Manager with Sales Management skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%


National Average
$78,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 215 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 25%
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