Average Early-Career General Sales Manager with Leadership Skills Salary

$51,762
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$0
Bonus
$16,963
Commission
$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career General Sales Manager with Leadership skills is $51,762.
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$32k
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$52k
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$93k
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MEDIAN $51,762
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Salary
$32k - $93k
Profit Sharing
$550 - $34k
Commission
$2k - $51k
Total Pay
$31k - $105k

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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 Customer Service, 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. A mid-career General Sales Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,160 based on 221 salaries. An experienced General Sales Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,856 based on 344 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,066.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with General Sales Manager in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 13.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (9.2% more) and Columbus, Ohio (6.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 836 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.0%
Mid Career
26.4%
Experienced
41.1%
Late Career
31.5%