Average Entry-Level General Sales Manager Salary

$43,472
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,600
Bonus
$10,056
Commission
$2,035
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level General Sales Manager is $43,472.
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$29k
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$43k
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$70k
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MEDIAN $43,472
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Salary
$29k - $70k
Bonus
$750 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$50 - $20k
Commission
$800 - $50k
Total Pay
$24k - $76k

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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 Microsoft Office, Customer Relations, Account Sales and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for General Sales Manager

An early career General Sales Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,967 based on 757 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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,437 survey responses.
Early Career
22.0%
Mid Career
21.2%
Experienced
31.1%
Late Career
25.6%