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General Sales Manager Salary with Sales Management skills

Total annual pay for General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills is approximately $79K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — approximately one in four on average. In the world of General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $36K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $20K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $36K and $161K. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills (80 percent) survey respondents are men. While some workers in this profession — around one in four — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$34,757 - $134,199
(Median)
$35K
$66K
$130K
MEDIAN: $66,307
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90%

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$9.06 - $19.99
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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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
$34,757 - $134,199  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $35,825  
Profit Sharing
$814 - $19,518  
Commission
$0.00 - $65,752  
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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$35,882 - $160,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 848
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
$9.06 - $19.99  
   
Overtime
$10.21 - $30.83  
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 - $35,825  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $65,752  
Profit Sharing
$814 - $19,518  
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).
)
$35,882 - $160,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $50K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $72K. General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills see a median salary of $96K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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
up arrow 27%


National Average
$79,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 218 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

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