Internet Sales Manager Salary
The median total income of Internet Sales Managers is around $47K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (just over two-fifths, in fact) comes from commissions. Most Internet Sales Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and more than two-fifths receive dental plans. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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
Survey results imply that Internet Sales Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Sales, Sales Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Social Media Marketing 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 Social Media Marketing also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Customer Relationship Management also tend to know Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Internet Sales Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $43K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $55K on average. Internet Sales Managers see a median salary of $58K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $77K.
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