Sales Support Manager Salary

The average Sales Support Manager in the United States earns approximately $57K per year. Cash earnings for Sales Support Managers — which occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing — stretch from around $33K to approximately $85K. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Sales Support Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Sales Support Managers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 68 percent of professionals. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$37,680 - $82,871
(Median)
$38K
$57K
$83K
MEDIAN: $56,658
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$9.79 - $22.08
(Median)
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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
$37,680 - $82,871  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $10,387  
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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$32,965 - $85,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 340
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
$9.79 - $22.08  
   
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
$493.16 - $10,387  
   
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).
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$32,965 - $85,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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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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Sales Support Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with People Management, Project Management, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent, 10 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Customer Service and Operations Management, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. 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 more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $46K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $59K. Sales Support Managers bring in $66K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $68K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Sales Support Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%



National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Sales Support Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 22%

Project Management
up arrow 10%


Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$57,000

Operations Management
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%
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