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Entry-Level General Sales Manager Salary

An Entry-Level General Sales Manager earns an average salary of $47,017 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Business Development, Sales Administration, Budget Management, Leadership, and Account Sales.

$29,144 - $81,985
(Median)
$29K
$47K
$82K
MEDIAN: $47,017
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90%

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$8.96 - $18.88
(Median)
$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$29,144 - $81,985  
   
Bonus
$98.87 - $20,497  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,205  
Commission
$0.00 - $40,630  
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).
)
$27,405 - $95,760  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 719
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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$8.96 - $18.88  
   
Overtime
$10.07 - $29.69  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$98.87 - $20,497  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $40,630  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,205  
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).
)
$27,405 - $95,760  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level General Sales Manager Salaries

Business Development
up arrow 20%

Budget Management
up arrow 19%

Sales Administration
up arrow 19%

Leadership
up arrow 18%

Account Sales
up arrow 11%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Training
up arrow 4%

Operations Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Sales Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Marketing Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 4%

Employee Relations
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 160 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 32%