Entry-Level General Sales Manager Salary

An Entry-Level General Sales Manager earns an average salary of $50,257 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Business Development and Budget Management.

$29,346 - $94,438
$29K
$50K
$94K
MEDIAN: $50,257
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$9.66 - $18.61
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MEDIAN: $13.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,346 - $94,438  
   
Bonus
$244.16 - $25,819  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $34,255  
Commission
$2,007 - $49,523  
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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$26,913 - $108,117  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 469
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.66 - $18.61  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.14  
Overtime
$11.63 - $27.82  
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
$244.16 - $25,819  
   
Commission
$2,007 - $49,523  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $34,255  
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).
)
$26,913 - $108,117  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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National Average: $51,198

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Key Stats for General Sales Manager

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
25%
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Skills That Affect General Sales Manager Salaries

Business Development
▲15%

Budget Management
▲11%

Strategic Sales
▲9%

Leadership
▲8%

Account Sales
▲6%


Training
▲1%

Sales Administration
▲1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼0%

Operations Management
▼0%

National Average
$51,000

Marketing Management
▼1%

Employee Relations
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Customer Relations
▼7%

Customer Service
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 37%