General Sales Manager with Technical Sales Skills Salary

A substantial slice of final earnings for General Sales Managers with Technical Sales skills (just under a third) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $80K. Some workers in this field — one-fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. The majority of General Sales Managers with Technical Sales skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$37,745 - $128,952
$38K
$71K
$130K
MEDIAN: $70,848
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$10.08 - $20.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,745 - $128,952  
   
Bonus
$1,992 - $49,665  
Profit Sharing
$12,000  
Commission
$4,966 - $40,268  
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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$37,064 - $145,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$32.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,992 - $49,665  
   
Commission
$4,966 - $40,268  
Profit Sharing
$12,000  
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).
)
$37,064 - $145,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Pay by Experience Level for General Sales Manager

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $64K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $87K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $102K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $87K.

Key Stats for General Sales Manager

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects General Sales Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Late-Career
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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