The average salary for a Sales Manager (Automotive) is C$72,896 per year.

C$35,298 - C$121,812
C$35K
C$60K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$60,007
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$139K
Salary C$35,298 - C$121,812
Bonus C$9,000 - C$60,000
Profit Sharing C$7,500
Commission C$15,000 - C$85,000
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$49,100 - C$139,791
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 107

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 by Experience Level for Sales Manager (Automotive)

Pay by Experience for a Sales Manager (Automotive) has a negative trend. An entry-level Sales Manager (Automotive) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$87,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Manager (Automotive) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$92,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Sales Manager (Automotive) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$112,000 based on 24 salaries. A Sales Manager (Automotive) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 9 salaries.

Sales Manager (Automotive) Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Sales Manager (Automotive)?

Sales Manager (Automotive) in Ottawa:
"Manage time, people & money."
Share your knowledge & tell people what is working well & not. Create realistic goals. Listen to others & lead by example.

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Key Stats for Sales Manager (Automotive)

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Sales Manager (Automotive) Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
C$88,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Late-Career
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 10%