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Regional Sales Manager Salary

The majority of Regional Sales Managers in the United States — slightly less than two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $50K to $135K per year, and the median is $76K annually. Total cash compensation to Regional Sales Managers approaches anywhere from $50K on the lower end to $135K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $31K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. This group's pay is mainly influenced by career duration, followed by the specific employer and geography. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Regional Sales Managers who answered the questionnnaire. For the most part, Regional Sales Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage.

$45,067 - $113,182
(Median)
$45K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,936
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$10.25 - $25.45
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,067 - $113,182  
   
Bonus
$1,468 - $31,286  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $14,533  
Commission
$0.00 - $49,324  
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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$50,488 - $134,894  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 6,736
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.25 - $25.45  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $40.27  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,468 - $31,286  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $49,324  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $14,533  
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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$50,488 - $134,894  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Job Description for Regional Sales Manager

Regional sales managers perform their duties while presiding over multiple store locations in one area, hence the name of their position. They may visit different store sites from day to day to meet with store managers and review how each store is doing in terms of sales. When needed, a regional sales manager will offer advice and help implement changes to help ensure the stores' success. One of their primary duties is in meeting with staffs of their store locations and holding presentations with them, intended to boost employee morale and install different techniques for improving sales.

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Regional Sales Manager Tasks

  • Manage sales management staff and provide direction regarding resources and sales strategies, establishing territories, quotas and training.
  • Coordinate sales distribution of products or services to facilitate the sales process.
  • Manage the sales generation in districts and major accounts within a large geographical area for one or more of the company's product line.
  • Develop, forecast and monitor budget and utilize operational resources.
  • Manage the sales generation in districts and major accounts within a large geographical area.

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Regional Sales Managers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a VP of Sales. The average VP of Sales brings home $144K per year. A Regional Sales Manager often moves on to become a National Sales Manager or a Sales Director.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Regional Sales Manager


Eaton Corporation leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $137K.

Popular Skills for Regional Sales Manager


Regional Sales Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Sales Engineering, Strategic Sales, Technical Sales, and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 12 percent and 15 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Account Sales and Customer Relations. The majority of those who know Business Development also know Account Management and Customer Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Regional Sales Manager

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


Regional Sales Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $67K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $84K. Regional Sales Managers bring in $96K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $103K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Regional Sales Managers in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 13 percent above the national average. Regional Sales Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+10 percent), Boston (+10 percent), New York (+10 percent), and San Diego (+9 percent).

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Experience Affects Regional Sales Manager Salaries



National Average
$89,000



Skills That Affect Regional Sales Manager Salaries








Presentation
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Field Sales
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Account Management
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Training
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National Average
$89,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Customer Relations
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Account Sales
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1077 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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