Sales Manager (Automotive) Salary

The average pay for a Sales Manager (Automotive) is $72,766 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Negotiation and Inventory Management.

$32,257 - $125,881
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MEDIAN: $72,765
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$9.21 - $19.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$32,257 - $125,881  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $36,718  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $22,883  
Commission
$4,987 - $88,322  
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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$38,509 - $135,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 451
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.21 - $19.64  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.37  
Overtime
$0.21 - $30.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $36,718  
   
Commission
$4,987 - $88,322  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $22,883  
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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$38,509 - $135,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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

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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.

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Experience Affects Sales Manager (Automotive) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$81,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Sales Manager (Automotive) Salaries

Negotiation
up arrow 42%

Inventory Management
up arrow 33%


National Average
$81,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 11%

Sales
up arrow 32%

Customer Service
up arrow 63%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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