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Sales Support Manager Salary

Median pay for Sales Support Managers in the United States is around $57K annually. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission — peaking near $10K, $5K, and $18K, respectively — total cash payment to Sales Support Managers can bottom out near $33K or top out at around $85K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women make up the majority of Sales Support Managers (68 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The majority of Sales Support Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$37,727 - $82,418
(Median)
$38K
$57K
$82K
MEDIAN: $56,777
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90%

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$9.75 - $22.17
(Median)
$9
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$37,727 - $82,418  
   
Bonus
$497.21 - $10,488  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,034  
Commission
$0.00 - $17,879  
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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$33,178 - $84,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 336
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.75 - $22.17  
   
Overtime
$0.49 - $39.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$497.21 - $10,488  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $17,879  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,034  
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).
)
$33,178 - $84,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Job Description for Sales Support Manager

Sales support managers are responsible for providing sales-related support to sales staff, completing administrative tasks related to operational activities, and implementing new policies to make sales processes more efficient. They also manage cooperation with cross-functional teams to introduce new products or services Sales support managers also deal with logistics issues and use their project management skills to reach all organizational goals. They interact with other production and marketing managers to form a cohesive concept for release and improve sales processes.

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Sales Support Manager Tasks

  • Product statistical reports for sales, marketing, and management.
  • Locate and analyze sales trends, service areas, and sales opportunities based on compiled data.
  • Compile and distribute sales data for strategic and major accounts, measuring sales objectives and current company promotions.
  • Recommend and develop new sales strategies, promotional events, budgets, and new sales potential.

Common Career Paths for Sales Support Manager


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As Sales Support Managers make advancements to positions like Retail Store Assistant Manager, salaries may go down sharply. Usually, Retail Store Assistant Managers make $32K.

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Survey results show that Sales Support Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with People Management, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent, 15 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Customer Service and Operations Management as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. It is not unusual for someone who knows Customer Relationship Management to be familiar with Microsoft Excel as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Support Manager

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


Sales Support Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $46K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $60K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Sales Support Managers see a median salary of $66K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Sales Support Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $68K.

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Experience Affects Sales Support Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Sales Support Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 20%

Project Management
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

National Average
$57,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
up arrow 12%

Customer Service
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%
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