An Entry-Level General Sales Manager earns an average salary of $50,342 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,487 - $91,799
(Median)
$29K
$50K
$92K
MEDIAN: $50,341
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$9.71 - $19.66
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,487 - $91,799  
   
Bonus
$249.17 - $25,791  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $35,479  
Commission
$2,020 - $48,482  
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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$28,237 - $103,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 466
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $19.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$10.87 - $30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$249.17 - $25,791  
   
Commission
$2,020 - $48,482  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $35,479  
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).
)
$28,237 - $103,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,117

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Skills That Affect General Sales Manager Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 20%

Business Development
up arrow 8%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Leadership
up arrow 6%

Account Sales
up arrow 5%

Sales Management
up arrow 1%

Sales Administration
up arrow 1%

Training
0%

National Average
$52,000

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Employee Relations
up arrow 3%

Marketing Management
up arrow 4%

Customer Relations
up arrow 7%

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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