For National Sales Managers with Strategic Sales skills, yearly average wages total $85K annually. Overall compensation packages to National Sales Managers with Strategic Sales skills range from $58K on the low end to $157K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $40K and profit sharing that approaches $10K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $54K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Generally, women make up less than a third of all National Sales Managers with Strategic Sales skills who answered the questionnnaire. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most National Sales Managers with Strategic Sales skills. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$49,727 - $133,056
MEDIAN: $84,914

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$49,727 - $133,056  
$1,329 - $40,134  
Profit Sharing
$1,510 - $10,380  
$0.00 - $53,606  
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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).
$57,879 - $157,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 230

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Pay by Experience Level for National Sales Manager

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

Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $69K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $96K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $119K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $118K.

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Experience Affects National Sales Manager Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.


23 %
77 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 9%