Internet Sales Manager Salary
The median total income of Internet Sales Managers is around $48K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (over a third, in fact) comes from commissions. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly two-fifths lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and just over two-fifths have dental, too. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 65 percent of Internet Sales Managers are male. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Internet Sales Manager
Internet sales managers must have strong analytical and organizational skills, creativity, and experience in both business and information systems. They must also work well with other employees to serve as a bridge between traditional and online sales. As the head of a team, an internet sales manager must have leadership qualities to delegate tasks and in-depth technical knowledge of the operation of online stores. This often includes an understanding of different types of CMS, as well as the creation and maintenance of databases, SEO, SEM, and online security.Read More...
Internet sales managers must understand the parameters set by the company for its online platform and be able to sell effectively using the different tools available. They must keep in mind that digital trends are always changing and be proactive in order to anticipate the market's needs. Internet sales managers must also have knowledge of operational logistics and take part in the hiring process to properly supervise and direct the online store according to the company's overall goals.
Internet Sales Manager Tasks
- Develop, maintain, and update all facets of internet presence and marketing.
- Develop relationships with third party contacts.
- Maintain database and ensure accuracy.
- Design and implement a newsletter or email campaign to update customers and drive traffic.
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Popular Skills for Internet Sales Manager
Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Sales Management, Customer Relationship Management, Social Media Marketing, and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Customer Service as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Web Content Management and Sales also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Customer Relationship Management are similarly competent in Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Internet Sales Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Internet Sales Managers. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $43K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $55K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $58K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $73K.
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