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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 — roughly one in four, 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 approaches anywhere from $36K on the lower end to $160K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $36K from bonuses and upwards of $20K from profit sharing. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills (81 percent) survey respondents are men. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. For the most part, General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$34,892 - $131,596
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MEDIAN: $66,196
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$34,892 - $131,596  
   
Bonus
$-0.42 - $36,000  
Profit Sharing
$881 - $19,678  
Commission
$0.00 - $63,015  
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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$35,952 - $159,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 785
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$8.95 - $20.09  
   
Overtime
$13.27 - $31.49  
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
$-0.42 - $36,000  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $63,015  
Profit Sharing
$881 - $19,678  
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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$35,952 - $159,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $50K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $73K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $97K in this role. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $98K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Experience Affects General Sales Manager with Sales Management skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

National Average
$78,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 208 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 23%