Sales Support Manager Salary

Average Sales Support Managers in the United States make around $57K per year. In the world of Sales Support Managers, overall cash earnings stretch from $32K near the bottom to $85K near the top; these packages encompass bonuses that run close to $10K and profit sharing that can (albeit rarely) exceed $3K, along with commissions approaching $18K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Sales Support Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. More than half of Sales Support Managers (67 percent) survey participants are women. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$37,895 - $82,911
(Median)
$38K
$57K
$83K
MEDIAN: $57,083
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$9.81 - $22.03
(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
$37,895 - $82,911  
   
Bonus
$490.03 - $10,384  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,091  
Commission
$0.00 - $18,000  
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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$32,420 - $85,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 339
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $22.03  
   
Overtime
$0.50 - $37.75  
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.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$490.03 - $10,384  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $18,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,091  
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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$32,420 - $85,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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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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Sales Support Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with People Management, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 14 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Customer Service and Operations Management as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. Those with knowledge of Customer Relationship Management tend to be skilled in 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.


For Sales Support Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. 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 $59K. Sales Support Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $66K. Sales Support Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $68K.

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Experience Affects Sales Support Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Sales Support Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 21%

Project Management
up arrow 14%


Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$57,000

Operations Management
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%
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