Average Experienced General Sales Manager with Leadership Skills Salary

$76,856
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$11,823
Bonus
$40,268
Commission
$9,826
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced General Sales Manager with Leadership skills is $76,856.
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$42k
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$77k
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$144k
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MEDIAN $76,856
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Salary
$42k - $144k
Bonus
$1k - $49k
Profit Sharing
$2 - $41k
Commission
$10k - $125k
Total Pay
$50k - $181k

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Job Description for General Sales Manager

Career Paths

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General Sales Manager
General / Operations Manager
Retail General Manager (GM)
Operations Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for General Sales Manager

Skills in Business Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Account Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Customer Relations and Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for General Sales Manager

An entry-level General Sales Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,616 based on 8 salaries. An early career General Sales Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,762 based on 217 salaries. A mid-career General Sales Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,160 based on 221 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,066.
Employees with General Sales Manager in their job title in Charlotte, North Carolina earn an average of 33.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (32.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (21.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (14.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 709 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.1%
Early Career
30.6%
Mid Career
31.2%
Late Career
37.1%