International Sales Manager Salary

The majority of International Sales Managers in the United States — approximately three in five — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $48K to $142K per year, and the median is $76K annually. Total cash compensation to International Sales Managers approaches anywhere from $48K on the lower end to $142K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $31K from bonuses and upwards of $24K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Generally, women make up less than a third of all International Sales Managers who answered the questionnnaire. Most International Sales Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one-half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,981 - $124,141
$46K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,363
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$11.74 - $51.06
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$51
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$0$142K
Salary $45,981 - $124,141
Bonus $1,951 - $31,145
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $24,483
Commission $3,020 - $40,178
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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$48,063 - $142,069
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 539
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $11.74 - $51.06
Overtime $34.49
Annual Data $0$142K
Bonus $1,951 - $31,145
Commission $3,020 - $40,178
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $24,483
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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$48,063 - $142,069
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for International Sales Manager

An international sales manager works for a business that export goods and services to other countries. They ensure that operations overseas flow smoothly on a day-to-day basis, including the delivery of goods to their purchaser. In addition, the international sales manager negotiates new sales of products, handle and solve any customer issues, and conduct any other customer support functions. An international sales manager also must be able to determine current market trends, what is working in the business' current advertising and selling strategy, and what can be changed ito boost sales and increase revenue. On a day-to-day basis, the international sales manager is in contact with subordinate regional managers and international customers.

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International Sales Manager Tasks

  • Ensure execution of the developed sales strategies, plans and advertising or promotional programs.
  • Maintain contact with key markets by visiting and investigating of the operating and local conditions.
  • Evaluate international market opportunities and provide analysis to management for decision making.
  • Plans and implements sales programs for either some or all of the company's product line internationally.

Common Career Paths for International Sales Manager


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International Sales Managers may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as VP of Sales. The latter position pays an average of $143K annually. It is not unusual for an International Sales Manager to become an International Sales & Marketing Manager or a Sales Director.

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Popular Skills for International Sales Manager


International Sales Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Lucky workers who know Customer Relationship Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 33 percent above average. People Management and New Business Development are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 28 percent and 33 percent. Those listing Bilingual as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Chinese, Mandarin Language and Sales also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Business Development are similarly competent in Strategic Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for International Sales Manager

Pay by Experience for an International Sales Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level International Sales Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 153 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An International 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 $87,000 based on 186 salaries. An experienced International Sales Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 246 salaries. An International 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 $100,000 based on 94 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $84,319

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

For International Sales Managers, busy Dallas offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 43 percent above the national average. International Sales Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Fort Lauderdale (+41 percent), San Francisco (+36 percent), Houston (+27 percent), and Seattle (+17 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an International Sales Manager's salary, with Denver International Sales Managers earning salaries that are 34 percent less than the national average. Employers pay around 29 percent less in San Diego and 24 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Q: What is it like working as an International Sales Manager?

International Sales Manager in Pittsburgh:
"Very dynamic workplace."
Pros: Solving daily challenges.
Cons: Depending on others to complete your assignment.

International Sales Manager in Dallas:
Pros:
Cons: How much they pay me. How they don't use new technologies.

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Key Stats for International Sales Manager

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects International Sales Manager Salaries

▲18%

▲17%

▲3%

National Average
$84,000

▼27%

Skills That Affect International Sales Manager Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲33%

New Business Development
▲28%

People Management
▲28%





National Average
$84,000





Sales
▼17%


Bilingual
▼41%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 14%
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