A General Sales Manager earns an average salary of C$62,228 per year.

C$39,210 - C$119,824
C$39K
C$66K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$66,336
10%
50%
90%
C$12.17 - C$30.92
C$12
C$17
C$31
MEDIAN: C$17.34
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$133K
Salary C$39,210 - C$119,824
Bonus C$990 - C$39,594
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$38,541
Commission C$3,904 - C$50,279
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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C$40,803 - C$133,248
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 541
Hourly Data C$0C$43
Hourly Rate C$12.17 - C$30.92
Overtime C$22.00
Annual Data C$0C$133K
Bonus C$990 - C$39,594
Commission C$3,904 - C$50,279
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$38,541
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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C$40,803 - C$133,248
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

Job Description for General Sales Manager

General sales managers oversee the sales department at a company or business. Their duties often include hiring and training sales employees, working with the sales team to ensure they meet goals and targets, compiling data from the sales team to present to upper management, and ensuring that the company is bringing in enough revenue. Depending on the size of the business, a general sales manager may also be responsible for general marketing duties, such as strategic planning or developing effective sales approaches.

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General Sales Manager Tasks

  • Maintain contact with key markets by visiting and investigating the operations and local conditions.
  • Manage and train sales staff, implement sales incentive programs and goals to increase employee performance.
  • Develop, forecast and monitor budget and utilize operational resources.
  • Plan and implement sales programs for one or more of the company's product line.
  • Ensure execution of the developed sales strategies, plans and advertising and promotional programs.

Common Career Paths for General Sales Manager


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Popular Skills for General Sales Manager

Pay by Experience Level for General Sales Manager

Pay by Experience for a General Sales Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level General Sales Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$57,000 based on 100 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Sales Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$75,000 based on 94 salaries. An experienced General Sales Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$84,000 based on 91 salaries. A General Sales Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$92,000 based on 59 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$74,125

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

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Key Stats for General Sales Manager

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects General Sales Manager Salaries

▲24%

▲13%

▲1%

National Average
C$74,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect General Sales Manager Salaries

Team Leadership
▲5%


National Average
C$74,000




Sales
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 18%