An Entry-Level General Sales Manager earns an average salary of $49,943 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Business Development and Budget Management.

$29,462 - $93,039
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MEDIAN: $49,943
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$9.66 - $18.65
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MEDIAN: $13.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,462 - $93,039  
   
Bonus
$246.58 - $26,040  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $35,235  
Commission
$2,073 - $50,102  
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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$27,696 - $108,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 471
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.66 - $18.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.14  
Overtime
$10.64 - $27.57  
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
$246.58 - $26,040  
   
Commission
$2,073 - $50,102  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $35,235  
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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$27,696 - $108,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 101

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National Average: $51,543

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Key Stats for General Sales Manager

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.
071
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
25%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect General Sales Manager Salaries

Business Development
up arrow 13%

Budget Management
up arrow 12%

Account Sales
up arrow 8%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 7%

Leadership
up arrow 6%

Sales Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

Training
0%

Sales Administration
0%

National Average
$52,000

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Employee Relations
up arrow 3%

Marketing Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Customer Relations
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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