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Regional Sales Manager Salary

Regional Sales Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just below two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $51K to $134K per year, median earnings come to $76K annually. Bonuses, profit sharing, and commission all factor into final incomes for Regional Sales Managers. Ranging between $51K near the bottom and $134K near the top, total earnings can include up to $31K from bonuses and up to $15K from profit sharing, with a high-performing minority reaping commissions of $49K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is career length, though the specific employer and location have a (lesser) impact as well. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Regional Sales Managers report high levels of job satisfaction.

$45,075 - $112,980
(Median)
$45K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,883
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$10.25 - $25.33
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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
$45,075 - $112,980  
   
Bonus
$1,458 - $31,202  
Profit Sharing
$994 - $14,516  
Commission
$0.00 - $49,010  
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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$50,591 - $134,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 6,698
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.25 - $25.33  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $38.42  
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
$1,458 - $31,202  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $49,010  
Profit Sharing
$994 - $14,516  
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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$50,591 - $134,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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.

Common Career Paths for Regional Sales Manager


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Regional Sales Managers may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as VP of Sales. The latter position pays an average of $144K annually. 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


Those at Eaton Corporation can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $137K.

Popular Skills for Regional Sales Manager


Survey takers working as Regional Sales Managers report using a large range of professional skills. 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 Project Management. The majority of those who know Account Management also know Sales Management.

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 lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $67K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $84K. Regional Sales Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $96K. Regional Sales Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $103K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 14 percent, Regional Sales Managers in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Regional Sales Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+10 percent), Boston (+10 percent), Dallas (+10 percent), and New York (+9 percent).

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Experience Affects Regional Sales Manager Salaries



National Average
$89,000



Skills That Affect Regional Sales Manager Salaries








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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1115 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

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