Sales Supervisor Salary

An average Sales Supervisor in the United States can expect to take home roughly $13.95 per hour. While the particular city and years of experience impact pay for this group, the particular firm is the most influential factor. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over one in five lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men make up a slight majority of Sales Supervisors (51 percent) who responded to the survey. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,089 - $70,059
$31K
$50K
$70K
MEDIAN: $49,684
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50%
90%

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$10.15 - $18.53
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$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.95
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$0$70K
Salary $31,089 - $70,059
Bonus $103.91 - $16,053
Profit Sharing $2,457
Commission $2.79 - $28,945
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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$23,645 - $69,165
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 255
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $10.15 - $18.53
Hourly Tips $3.26
Overtime $14.54 - $28.41
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $103.91 - $16,053
Commission $2.79 - $28,945
Profit Sharing $2,457
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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$23,645 - $69,165
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 289

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Job Description for Sales Supervisor

A sales supervisor works to ensure that the customer's needs and relevant sales targets are met. This position involves dealing with customers and their sales team, and it involves a delicate balance that, in the hands of the right person, make all parties pleased about their experiences with each other.

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Sales Supervisor Tasks

  • Secure new sources of recurring revenue
  • Manage sales strategies for the products/services
  • Manage sales support function for customers
  • Account administration for existing clients

Common Career Paths for Sales Supervisor


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Sales Supervisors who transition into a Regional Sales Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $84K per year. Going from Sales Supervisor to Retail Store Manager is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $41K. Many others choose to work as Retail Store Assistant Managers, where pay is typically $32K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Sales Supervisor


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Sales Supervisors include Macy's, Inc., LensCrafters Inc., Comcast Cable, Inc., Staples, Inc., and Michael Kors. Those at Comcast Cable, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $74K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Geico, Time Warner Cable Company, and Michael Kors, top-paying firms where Sales Supervisors rake in a comfortable $56K, $50K, or $36K, respectively.

Employees at Staples, Inc., Luxottica Retail Group, and LensCrafters Inc. can also expect below-average earnings of $27K, $28K, and $31K.

Popular Skills for Sales Supervisor


Survey results suggest that Sales Supervisors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Customer Relationship Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 32 percent above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service, Operations Management, and People Management. Most people familiar with Sales also know Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Sales Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 280 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 185 salaries. An experienced Sales Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 125 salaries. A Sales Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,064

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Sales Supervisors, Boston offers exceptional salaries, 50 percent above the national average. Sales Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+50 percent), Omaha (+26 percent), Atlanta (+22 percent), and Los Angeles (+17 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Sales Supervisors is geography, with workers in Miami earning a whopping 20 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Pittsburgh and Portland (19 percent lower and 18 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Sales Supervisor

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 120 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Sales Supervisor Salaries

▲42%

▲25%

▲5%

National Average
$39,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Sales Supervisor Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲32%


National Average
$39,000

▼1%

▼7%

Team Leadership
▼7%


Operations Management
▼13%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 23%
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