Sales Compensation Manager Salary

A Sales Compensation Manager earns an average salary of $102,107 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$72,817 - $128,536
MEDIAN: $102,107

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$72,817 - $128,536  
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$75,805 - $142,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Job Description for Sales Compensation Manager

  • Manage the selection, training and development of staff, give technical direction.
  • Monitor employee incentive sales data, budgets and target and goal attainment.
  • Manage the design of sales compensation in annual reviews, modeling and incentive programs.
  • Ensure pay programs are consistently administered, aligned with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements and laws.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.


59 %
41 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 100%
vision benefits Vision: 100% employee benefits None: