An Entry-Level National Sales Manager earns an average salary of C$61,013 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are National Sales, Sales Management, Leadership, Business Development, and Marketing Management.

C$44,252 - C$102,835
MEDIAN: C$69,266
Salary C$44,252 - C$102,835
Bonus C$1,954 - C$25,312
Profit Sharing C$5,000
Commission C$4,848 - C$34,004
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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).
C$46,254 - C$120,626
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 117

Job Description for National Sales Manager

National sales managers must have worked as successful salespersons. In addition to being good salespersons, they must have leadership and managerial skills. Most of the time, they oversee area managers, regional managers, territory managers, district managers, and product specialists. They may also be required to perform direct sales.


National Sales Manager Tasks

  • Maintain contact with key markets by visiting and investigating the operations and local conditions.
  • Provide customer service to assigned customer accounts; understanding business requirements.
  • Maintain business relationships with accounts and develop new opportunities.
  • Ensure execution of the developed sales strategies, objectives, goals and targeted revenue generation.
  • Manage key or specific customer accounts.

National Sales Manager Job Listings

National Sales Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

National Sales Manager in Winnipeg:
Make sure to negotiate well when being promoted into the position.

National Sales Manager in Richmond Hill:
"Versatility And Flexibility Is A Must."
To truly succeed in this role and in this industry, you must be willing to be flexible and adaptable to change. Don`t be afraid to take risks and try new things.

National Sales Manager in Mississauga:
"No Advice."
I'm just trying to find out if my compensation package is competitive, I have no advice to offer.

National Sales Manager in Toronto:
"Advancement is based on continual learning"
My university education was the preparation for a career that involves continual learning and development. I continually use critical thinking skills to uncover economic value in the most mundane circumstances. I have combined specialized industry knowledge with a risk-taking mentality that has resulted in a track record of continual achievement of ambitious profit objectives within highly competitive North American and European market environments.

Key Stats for National Sales Manager


28 %
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Skills That Affect National Sales Manager Salaries

National Sales

Sales Management


Business Development

Marketing Management

National Average

Customer Relations

Strategic Sales

Account Sales

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.


28 %
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 21%