Sales Manager Salary

A Sales Manager earns an average salary of $53,514 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$32,746 - $105,737
$33K
$54K
$110K
MEDIAN: $53,514
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50%
90%

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$9.24 - $18.29
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.33
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$32,746 - $105,737  
   
Bonus
$196.53 - $32,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $51,521  
Commission
$2,350 - $39,000  
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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$26,703 - $118,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.24 - $18.29  
   
Overtime
$15.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$196.53 - $32,000  
   
Commission
$2,350 - $39,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $51,521  
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).
)
$26,703 - $118,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Job Description for Sales Manager

Sales managers may work in both retail and non-retail settings. Sales managers are responsible for the day-to-day management of sales activities and sales associates. They may have assistants. They are responsible for the implementation of their company’s sales programs and sales activities, in order to meet or exceed established sales goals.

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Sales Manager Tasks

  • Ensure execution of the developed sales strategies, plans and advertising or promotional programs.
  • Ensure activities are in accordance with the developed sales objectives.
  • Plans and implements sales programs for one or more of the company's product line.
  • Maintain contact with key markets by visiting and investigating the operations and local conditions.
  • Evaluate and provide analysis to management for new products and international market opportunities.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Manager

Pay by Experience for a Sales Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 102 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Sales Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 76 salaries. A Sales Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 36 salaries.

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Key Stats for Sales Manager

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Sales Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲70%

Experienced
▲26%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Sales Manager Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲5%

Sales Management
▼0%

National Average
$56,000

Customer Service
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 25%