General Sales Manager with Leadership Skills Salary

Commissions constitute a big slice (approximately one-third on average) of overall compensation for General Sales Managers with Leadership skills, and the median take-home for this group lies near $77K. Cash earnings for General Sales Managers with Leadership skills — which occasionally include more than $46K from bonuses and more than $31K from profit sharing — stretch from around $38K to approximately $162K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geographic location, though the company and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. Most General Sales Managers with Leadership skills survey respondents are men (74 percent). Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most General Sales Managers with Leadership skills. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$37,449 - $128,825
$37K
$68K
$130K
MEDIAN: $67,734
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$9.92 - $23.45
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$0$162K
Salary $37,449 - $128,825
Bonus $705 - $46,273
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $31,094
Commission $4,894 - $71,485
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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$37,903 - $162,418
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 499
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $9.92 - $23.45
Hourly Tips $2.86
Overtime $10.94 - $29.80
Annual Data $0$162K
Bonus $705 - $46,273
Commission $4,894 - $71,485
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $31,094
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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$37,903 - $162,418
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

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Clear Channel Communications, Inc. leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $102K.

Pay by Experience Level for General Sales Manager

Pay by Experience for a General Sales Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level General Sales Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 153 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Sales Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 158 salaries. An experienced General Sales Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 218 salaries. A General Sales Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 127 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,420

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For General Sales Managers with Leadership skills, busy Dallas offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 81 percent above the national average. General Sales Managers with Leadership skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+61 percent), Seattle (+58 percent), San Francisco (+55 percent), and Charlotte (+55 percent). General Sales Managers with Leadership skills in Tampa make 29 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay.

Key Stats for General Sales Manager

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 142 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects General Sales Manager Salaries

▲31%

▲20%

National Average
$77,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 142 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 29%
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