$65,391
Avg. Salary
$15.51
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,983

Bonus

$5,896

Profit Sharing

$24,871

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a General Sales Manager with Sales Management skills is $15.51 per hour.

The average pay for a General Sales Manager with Sales Management skills is $65,391 per year.

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$10.07
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$36k
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MEDIAN $65,391
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$0$153K
Salary $36,192 - $127,579
Bonus $807 - $46,938
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $34,686
Commission $4,967 - $85,436
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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$38,366 - $153,623
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,510
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $10.07 - $23.66
Hourly Tips $1.14
Overtime $10.54 - $36.04
Annual Data $0$153K
Bonus $807 - $46,938
Commission $4,967 - $85,436
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $34,686
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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$38,366 - $153,623
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 160

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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Popular Employer Salaries for General Sales Manager


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Clear Channel Communications, Inc. offers the most; General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills earn $102K on average there.

Fastenal Company lags the field greatly in terms of pay, offering a median salary just about half of the top paying company's median ($53K).

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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 $52,000 based on 265 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 $68,000 based on 256 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 $91,000 based on 322 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 $102,000 based on 186 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

46%

32%

23%

13%

10%

National Average: $77,284

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

Surpassing the national average by 64 percent, General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills in Seattle receive some of the highest pay in the country. General Sales Managers with Sales Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+55 percent), Atlanta (+48 percent), Minneapolis (+47 percent), and Portland (+40 percent). Trailing the national average by 18 percent, Boston is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers pay around 5 percent less in Phoenix and 2 percent less in Los Angeles, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for General Sales Manager

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 412 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects General Sales Manager Salaries

▲32%

▲17%

National Average
$77,000

Mid-Career
▼12%

▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 412 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 30%