Average Early-Career General Sales Manager Salary

$50,967
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,984
Bonus
$14,848
Commission
$4,495
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career General Sales Manager is $50,967.
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MEDIAN $50,967
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Salary
$32k - $91k
Bonus
$401 - $28k
Profit Sharing
$514 - $24k
Commission
$2k - $50k
Total Pay
$29k - $102k

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Job Description for General Sales Manager

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Career Paths

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

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Popular Skills for General Sales Manager

Skills in Leadership and Business Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $43,472 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career General Sales Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,103 based on 730 salaries. An experienced General Sales Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,992 based on 1,069 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,848.
Employees with General Sales Manager in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 19.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (17.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (17.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,721 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.5%
Mid Career
26.8%
Experienced
39.3%
Late Career
32.4%