General Sales Manager with Leadership Skills Salary

Commissions constitute a big slice (just under one in three on average) of overall compensation for General Sales Managers with Leadership skills, and the median take-home for this group lies near $79K. Total incomes of General Sales Managers with Leadership skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $50K from bonuses and close to $44K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $39K and $161K. While the company and experience level impact pay for this group, residence is the most influential factor. Some workers in this field — just under one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. Male General Sales Managers with Leadership skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. For the most part, General Sales Managers with Leadership skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$37,357 - $131,728
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$68K
$130K
MEDIAN: $67,667
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$9.82 - $20.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$37,357 - $131,728  
   
Bonus
$506 - $49,685  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $44,042  
Commission
$4,000 - $72,414  
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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$38,648 - $160,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 475
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $20.13  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.86  
Overtime
$10.87 - $27.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$506 - $49,685  
   
Commission
$4,000 - $72,414  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $44,042  
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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$38,648 - $160,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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General Sales Managers with Leadership skills seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Clear Channel Communications, Inc., where the average salary comes to $102K.

Pay by Experience Level for General Sales Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many General Sales Managers with Leadership skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $55K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $69K on average. General Sales Managers with Leadership skills see a median salary of $93K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $101K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,245

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For General Sales Managers with Leadership skills, working in the bustling city of Dallas has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. General Sales Managers with Leadership skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+57 percent), Seattle (+54 percent), San Francisco (+51 percent), and Charlotte (+51 percent). General Sales Managers with Leadership skills in Tampa earn salaries far below the national average by 31 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers also pay below the national average in Boston (18 percent lower) and Houston (1 percent lower).

Key Stats for General Sales Manager

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects General Sales Manager Salaries

▲28%

▲17%

National Average
$79,000

Mid-Career
▼13%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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