General Sales Manager Salary with Sales Management skills

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (approximately one in four) of final income for General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills. That final number averages out to $77K across the industry. Total incomes of General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $36K from bonuses and close to $21K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $36K and $158K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$34,892 - $132,895
(Median)
$35K
$65K
$130K
MEDIAN: $65,473
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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
$34,892 - $132,895  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $36,428  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $20,558  
Commission
$0.00 - $64,985  
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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$36,145 - $157,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 885
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 - $36,428  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $64,985  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $20,558  
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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$36,145 - $157,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $51K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $71K. General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $93K. 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
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National Average
$77,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 199 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
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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