International Sales Manager Salary

International Sales Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with nearly three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $77K per year on average but can range from $48K to $141K per year. With bonuses occasionally running north of $32K, profit sharing proceeds sometimes surpassing $24K, and a few commissions as high as $40K, total income for International Sales Managers can range between $48K and $141K according to individual performance. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most International Sales Managers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$46,681 - $124,702
$47K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,267
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$11.99 - $49.66
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MEDIAN: $18.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,681 - $124,702  
   
Bonus
$1,568 - $32,336  
Profit Sharing
$0.38 - $24,483  
Commission
$2,959 - $40,314  
Total Pay (?
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$47,852 - $141,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 540
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.99 - $49.66  
   
Overtime
$20.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,568 - $32,336  
   
Commission
$2,959 - $40,314  
Profit Sharing
$0.38 - $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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$47,852 - $141,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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 who transition into a VP of Sales role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $143K per year. The most common promotion for International Sales Managers is an International Sales & Marketing Manager position, which usually brings in $83K a year. Another standard transition for International Sales Managers seeking advancement is to assume a Sales Director role, where pay is often $98K.

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Popular Skills for International Sales Manager


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Lucky workers who know Customer Relationship Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 31 percent above average. People Management and New Business Development are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 26 percent and 31 percent. Those listing Bilingual as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Chinese, Mandarin Language and Sales also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know Business Development are also skilled 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: $85,644

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Dallas is home to an above-average pay rate for International Sales Managers, 40 percent higher than the national average. International Sales Managers will also find cushy salaries in Fort Lauderdale (+39 percent), San Francisco (+33 percent), Houston (+25 percent), and Seattle (+15 percent). International Sales Managers in Denver report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 35 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in San Diego and Atlanta (30 percent lower and 25 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for International Sales Manager

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 94 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects International Sales Manager Salaries

▲16%

▲15%

▲1%

National Average
$86,000

▼28%

Skills That Affect International Sales Manager Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲31%

New Business Development
▲26%

People Management
▲26%





National Average
$86,000





Sales
▼19%


Bilingual
▼42%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 13%
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