The average pay for a General Sales Manager is £29,192 per year. A skill in Strategic Sales is associated with high pay for this job.

£19,982 - £55,314
£20K
£31K
£55K
MEDIAN: £30,645
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50%
90%
£6.35 - £15.60
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£9
£16
MEDIAN: £9.90
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90%
£0£65K
Salary £19,982 - £55,314
Bonus £507 - £18,149
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £20,134
Commission £2,483 - £20,426
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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£21,647 - £65,270
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 377
Hourly Data £0£15
Hourly Rate £6.35 - £15.60
Overtime £13.34
Annual Data £0£65K
Bonus £507 - £18,149
Commission £2,483 - £20,426
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £20,134
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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£21,647 - £65,270
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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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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 ₤29,000 based on 83 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 ₤32,000 based on 76 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 ₤34,000 based on 46 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 ₤49,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £34,044

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

General Sales Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a General Sales Manager?

General Sales Manager in Kingston:
"Life of a GM."
Pros: Bonus possibilities. Being the boss. Level of freedom. Working in/out of the office. Salary potential if successful.
Cons: Working on saturday. Stressful environment. Constant working under pressure. Working too many hours a week. Lack of recognition for successes.

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Key Stats for General Sales Manager

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects General Sales Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲44%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
₤34,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect General Sales Manager Salaries

Strategic Sales
▲60%

National Average
₤34,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 74%