Sales Manager (Automotive) Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Sales Manager (Automotive) is $66,129 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Sales Manager (Automotive) Total Pay (?
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$32,405 - $123,238
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$32,405 - $123,238  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $35,706  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $75,947  
Commission
$9,863 - $89,396  
Total Pay (?
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$40,191 - $136,745  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 199
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Job Description for Sales Manager (Automotive)

The person who helps ensure their organization's automotive sales force operates at peak efficiency is the automotive sales manager. The supervisor helps set the tone for the salespersons working the showroom and lot, and they may be called in to try to resolve disputes and negotiate deals to ensure customers have a high-quality sales experience. Working under the dealership's general manager, the sales manager typically is involved in controlling car inventory; this includes knowing current inventory, being aware of new product in the pipeline, and accurately forecasting demand and trends to properly gauge the supply and types of vehicles to be sold. Additionally, the sales manager often has final say in placement and display of vehicles and sales materials.
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Sales Manager (Automotive) Tasks
  • Assist with customer financing, verify credit information.
  • Coordinate, manage, and work with sales team.
  • Manage inventory.
  • Maintain and establish relationships with customers and vendors.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Manager (Automotive)

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

Sales Manager (Automotive) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Sales Manager (Automotive) in Drexel Hill:
"Stay Positive And You Will Close Your Deals."
Set your rules as soon as you start and don't sway from them.

Experience Affects Sales Manager (Automotive) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$82,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 32%
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