Sales Support Manager Salary

Sales Support Managers in the United States take home an average $57K annually. With some bonuses approaching $10K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K, overall incomes of Sales Support Managers spread between $29K and $85K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most get medical and dental insurance, and more than half get vision plans, too. Female Sales Support Managers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 68 percent of professionals. Work is enjoyable for Sales Support Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,427 - $83,510
(Median)
$37K
$57K
$84K
MEDIAN: $57,247
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$10.92 - $21.53
(Median)
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$37,427 - $83,510  
   
Bonus
$397.32 - $10,409  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,918  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,319  
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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$29,201 - $85,115  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 354
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.92 - $21.53  
   
Overtime
$1.45 - $34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$397.32 - $10,409  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,319  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,918  
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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$29,201 - $85,115  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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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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Sales Support Managers may experience a considerable drop in salary when they transition into an upper level Retail Store Assistant Manager position, where pay tends to be around $32K.

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Popular Skills for Sales Support Manager


Survey results imply that Sales Support Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, Project Management, People Management, and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 10 percent. Customer Service and Operations Management as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. Most people experienced in Customer Relationship Management also know Customer Service.

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 rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. 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 $58K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $65K in this role. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $69K.

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Experience Affects Sales Support Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%



National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Sales Support Manager Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 10%


Sales Management
up arrow 7%

People Management
up arrow 7%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$55,000

Operations Management
up arrow 8%

Customer Service
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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