Average Commercial Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Commercial Manager is $87,967.
MEDIAN $87,967
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$50k - $147k
$1k - $29k
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$79 - $14k
$729 - $49k
Total Pay
$30k - $153k

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Job Description for Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager Tasks
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, creating new contracts and updating as conditions or tariffs change.
  • Use analytics to create action plans for business growth.
  • Oversee and direct contractors, staff, suppliers and carriers to ensure timely results.
  • Procure and obtain materials and supplies for ongoing and one-time projects.
  • Develop pricing structures and risk assessments for products to lead commercial efforts.

Popular Employer Salaries for Commercial Manager

The top respondents for the job title Commercial Manager are from the companies General Electric Co (GE), General Electric (GE) Oil & Gas and General Electric (GE) Oil & Gas. Reported salaries are highest at General Electric (GE) Oil & Gas where the average pay is $119,500. General Electric Co (GE) pays the lowest at around $119,200.

Career Paths

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Commercial Manager
Commercial Director
Retail Store Manager
Operations Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Commercial Manager

Skills in Contract Negotiation, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Sales Management, Commercial and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Manager

An entry-level Commercial Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,666 based on 13 salaries. An early career Commercial Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,388 based on 163 salaries. A mid-career Commercial Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,202 based on 177 salaries. An experienced Commercial Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,232 based on 236 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,979.
Employees with Commercial Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 29.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (27.0% more) and San Francisco, California (16.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (9.1% less), Miami, Florida (9.1% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (6.5% less).

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