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Sales Support Manager Salary

Sales Support Managers in the United States take home an average $57K per year. Bonuses, profit sharing, and commission all factor into final incomes for Sales Support Managers. Ranging between $34K near the bottom and $85K near the top, total earnings can include up to $11K from bonuses and up to $5K from profit sharing, with a high-performing minority reaping commissions of $18K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Sales Support Managers (68 percent) who took the survey are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$37,461 - $81,846
(Median)
$37K
$57K
$82K
MEDIAN: $57,015
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$9.90 - $22.91
(Median)
$9
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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
$37,461 - $81,846  
   
Bonus
$496.93 - $11,028  
Profit Sharing
$0.86 - $5,068  
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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$33,759 - $85,317  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 333
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
$9.90 - $22.91  
   
Overtime
$0.49 - $41.02  
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
$496.93 - $11,028  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $17,879  
Profit Sharing
$0.86 - $5,068  
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).
)
$33,759 - $85,317  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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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 transition into upper-level roles like Retail Store Assistant Manager, they may see a sharp decline in salary. Retail Store Assistant Managers will usually earn $32K.

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Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in People Management, Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 20 percent. Customer Service and Operations Management, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Many workers who know Customer Relationship Management also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Support Manager

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average beginner in this position makes around $46K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $60K. Sales Support Managers see a median salary of $67K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $69K on average.

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Experience Affects Sales Support Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Sales Support Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 20%

Project Management
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

National Average
$58,000

Operations Management
up arrow 12%

Customer Service
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%