£30,482
Avg. Salary
£8.70
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£5,076

Bonus

£1,965

Profit Sharing

£8,090

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a General Sales Manager is £8.70 per hour.

The average pay for a General Sales Manager is £30,482 per year.

£5.62
10%
£8.70
50%
£15.90
90%
MEDIAN £8.70
£20k
10%
£30k
50%
£53k
90%
MEDIAN £30,482
£19,657 - £52,618
£20K
£30K
£53K
MEDIAN: £30,482
10%
50%
90%
£5.62 - £15.90
£5
£8
£16
MEDIAN: £8.70
10%
50%
90%
£0£61K
Salary £19,657 - £52,618
Bonus £518 - £17,225
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £19,392
Commission £2,235 - £24,822
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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£21,494 - £61,429
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 5 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 362
Hourly Data £0£15
Hourly Rate £5.62 - £15.90
Overtime £13.00
Annual Data £0£61K
Bonus £518 - £17,225
Commission £2,235 - £24,822
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £19,392
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).
)
£21,494 - £61,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 5 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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

4%

National Average: £33,924

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
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects General Sales Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲45%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
₤34,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect General Sales Manager Salaries

Strategic Sales
▲61%

National Average
₤34,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 77%