International Sales Manager Salary

With just below three-fifths of International Sales Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $45K to $140K per year and averages out to $79K per year. With some bonuses approaching $30K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $12K, overall incomes of International Sales Managers spread between $45K and $140K depending on individual performance. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all International Sales Managers who answered the questionnnaire. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance.

$42,279 - $119,612

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$11.86 - $37.11

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,279 - $119,612  
   
Bonus
$789 - $30,240  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $11,589  
Commission
$0.00 - $41,120  
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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$44,925 - $139,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 851
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Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $37.11  
   
Overtime
$17.63 - $31.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$789 - $30,240  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $41,120  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $11,589  
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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$44,925 - $139,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for International Sales Manager


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Though it's uncommon, some International Sales Managers move into roles as VPs of Sales & Marketing, where pay is an average $133K per year. An International Sales & Marketing Manager role is the most common promotion for International Sales Managers moving up the ladder. Pay for this role tends to be $84K per year. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for International Sales Managers is a Sales Director position, where earnings are usually $96K.

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Popular Skills for International Sales Manager


International Sales Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Customer Relationship Management, People Management, and New Business Development are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent, 23 percent, and 22 percent, respectively. Those listing Sales as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Chinese, Mandarin Language and Project Management also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Sales Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Spanish Language, Technical Sales, and Strategic Sales. The majority of those who know Business Development also know Strategic Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for International Sales Manager

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of International Sales Managers. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $59K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $82K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $102K. International Sales Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $115K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, International Sales Managers in Fort Lauderdale enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 43 percent above the national average. International Sales Managers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+26 percent), Boston (+24 percent), Houston (+21 percent), and San Francisco (+13 percent). International Sales Managers in San Diego take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 25 percent less than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Los Angeles and Dallas (17 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects International Sales Manager Salaries



National Average
$89,000



Skills That Affect International Sales Manager Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 27%

People Management
up arrow 23%

New Business Development
up arrow 22%



Sales Management
up arrow 2%

Strategic Sales
0%

National Average
$89,000

Spanish Language
up arrow 2%


Portuguese Language
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 13%

Chinese, Mandarin Language
up arrow 17%

Sales
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 12%
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