State/Territory Manager, General Operations Salary
For State or Territory Managers of General Operations, annual average wages total $73K per year. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male State or Territory Managers of General Operations making up 58 percent of survey respondents. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Most State or Territory Managers of General Operations like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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|Salary||$45,723 - $106,521|
|Bonus||$1,000 - $23,500|
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|$44,900 - $132,885|
Job Description for State/Territory Manager, General Operations
Businesses operating in regional, national, and/or global markets typically divide their operational responsibilities into specific areas or territories. The state or territory manager of general operations oversees the entire regional sales force and manages assignments for sales representatives in the field; they must ensure salespeople are able to operate effectively, work with an optimal number of existing customers, and reach as many potential customers as possible. Territory-level managers also exist in retail settings, where they are tasked with the high-level management of all stores in their districts, ensuring that stores are meeting or exceeding expected sales figures.Read More...
A prospective applicant for this managerial role should be a results-oriented individual who is capable of managing many subordinates over a large geographical area. They also need superior skills in problem solving, verbal and written communications, and data analysis. Territory managers, especially in retail environments, often travel throughout their territory to meet with representatives and store managers, as well as liaise with vendors and customers directly as needed. Additionally, territory managers meet with organizational executives as needed.
Educational requirements for this position typically include a bachelor's degree in business or a related field, with a master's degree generally preferred preferred. In addition, many employers require between five and seven years of experience in a sales or retail environment, preferably in a managerial role, with a demonstrated record of success.
State/Territory Manager, General Operations Tasks
- Monitor support functions and provide direction for store management.
- Develop and lead the operations team.
- Develop and implement the operating budget, health and safety management plans, and operational improvements.
Popular Skills for State/Territory Manager, General Operations
State or Territory Managers of General Operations only report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word. Most people skilled in Microsoft Office are similarly competent in Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for State/Territory Manager, General Operations
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $53K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $93K. On average, State or Territory Managers of General Operations make $91K following one to two decades on the job. State or Territory Managers of General Operations who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $88K.
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