Sales Support Manager Salary

Earnings for Sales Support Managers in the United States come in at around $57K annually on average. Bonuses, profit sharing, and commission all factor into final incomes for Sales Support Managers. Ranging between $32K near the bottom and $85K near the top, total earnings can include up to $10K from bonuses and up to $3K from profit sharing, with a high-performing minority reaping commissions of $18K. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. There are more female Sales Support Managers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 68 percent. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction for Sales Support Managers is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,944 - $82,831

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$9.86 - $21.95

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$37,944 - $82,831  
   
Bonus
$487.59 - $10,356  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,081  
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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$32,116 - $85,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 341
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $21.95  
   
Overtime
$0.50 - $37.75  
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
$487.59 - $10,356  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $18,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,081  
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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$32,116 - $85,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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' salaries may sharply decline when they move into higher-end positions like Retail Store Assistant Manager. The typical income for a Retail Store Assistant Manager is $32K.

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Survey results suggest that Sales Support Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional 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 21 percent, 11 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Service and Operations Management as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Aptitude in Customer Relationship Management tends to also indicate an understanding of Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Support Manager

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Sales Support Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. 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 $59K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Sales Support Managers bring in $66K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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
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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 11%


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 74 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
14%

Common Health Benefits

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