Entry-Level General Sales Manager Salary

An Entry-Level General Sales Manager earns an average salary of $50,257 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Business Development and Budget Management.

$30,822 - $97,907
$31K
$52K
$98K
MEDIAN: $51,747
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$9.79 - $19.27
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$14
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MEDIAN: $14.49
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$0$109K
Salary $30,822 - $97,907
Bonus $243.03 - $29,074
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $18,548
Commission $2,429 - $48,050
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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$28,689 - $109,561
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 535
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $9.79 - $19.27
Hourly Tips $1.14
Overtime $11.10 - $29.09
Annual Data $0$109K
Bonus $243.03 - $29,074
Commission $2,429 - $48,050
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $18,548
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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$28,689 - $109,561
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 118

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General Sales Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,462

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

General Sales Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

General Sales Manager in Deerfield Beach:
"General Manager's Guide to Excellence."
It is imperative to have knowledge of every aspect of the business. Maintain involvement with the dealings of your sales team, and know when to inject energy and motivation.

General Sales Manager in Cary:
"Pile on the most competent."
The better you perform your job the more will be piled on your plate because other people just can't handle it. Don't let your company burn you out without the proper compensation.

General Sales Manager in Sarver:
Learn everything you can, learn from your mistakes, and listen to constructive feedback.

General Sales Manager in Wildwood:
"Be prepared for anything at anytime anywhere."
Bone up on your people skills...Have a plan for each day that will closely get. You to you your monthly plan, which in turn should get you to your annual plan. Be positive in every aspect of your job. Do this daily and you will have more. Good days than bad. Take advantage of all the perks, Custmer golf, Solfball. Co-ed team. Be active in local charity activities as much as posible. Stay. Visible in the communtity..Church functions, County Fairs, Parades and be. A member of local organizations where your customers frequent. The Elks, American Legion, etc.etc. It's a 24 / 7 job don't let anyone tell you different. And you should be rewarded like an owner.

General Sales Manager in Denver:
"Retail sales are not for everyone."
Many hours away from hom, holidays and weekends are spent at the store. If you like cars and love people, what a great career.

General Sales Manager in Dallas:
"First Time Sales Managers."
The former sales people who make is as managers are the ones who can navigate from the ME to the WE effectively.

General Sales Manager in Jacksonville:
"I manage the whole company."
Get ready to work.

Key Stats for General Sales Manager

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
26%
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Skills That Affect General Sales Manager Salaries

Business Development
▲12%

Budget Management
▲8%

Strategic Sales
▲6%

Leadership
▲5%

Account Sales
▲3%


National Average
$52,000

Training
▼2%

Sales Administration
▼2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼3%

Operations Management
▼3%

Marketing Management
▼4%

Employee Relations
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼6%

Customer Relations
▼9%

Customer Service
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 34%
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