The average salary for a Sales Manager (Automotive) is AU$66,469 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$41,022 - AU$140,863
AU$41K
AU$67K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$66,991
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$166K
Salary AU$41,022 - AU$140,863
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$69,531
Commission AU$8,940 - AU$65,436
Total Pay (?
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AU$49,294 - AU$166,056
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

Job Description for Sales Manager (Automotive)

The person who helps ensure their organization's automotive sales force operates at peak efficiency is the automotive sales manager. The supervisor helps set the tone for the salespersons working the showroom and lot, and they may be called in to try to resolve disputes and negotiate deals to ensure customers have a high-quality sales experience. Working under the dealership's general manager, the sales manager typically is involved in controlling car inventory; this includes knowing current inventory, being aware of new product in the pipeline, and accurately forecasting demand and trends to properly gauge the supply and types of vehicles to be sold. Additionally, the sales manager often has final say in placement and display of vehicles and sales materials.

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Sales Manager (Automotive) Tasks

  • Manage inventory.
  • Maintain and establish relationships with customers and vendors.
  • Assist with customer financing, verify credit information.
  • Coordinate, manage, and work with sales team.

Sales Manager (Automotive) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$88,366

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Sales Manager (Automotive)

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Sales Manager (Automotive) Salaries

▲24%

▲19%

National Average
AU$88,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 96%