Average Mid-Career General Sales Manager with Sales Management Skills Salary

$58,638
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,759
Bonus
$20,442
Commission
$7,861
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career General Sales Manager with Sales Management skills is $58,638.
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MEDIAN $58,638
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Salary
$36k - $100k
Bonus
$1k - $35k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $26k
Commission
$5k - $50k
Total Pay
$41k - $120k

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General Sales Manager
General / Operations Manager
Retail General Manager (GM)
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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 Service, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Customer Relations.

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 $43,009 based on 16 salaries. An early career General Sales Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,300 based on 371 salaries. An experienced General Sales Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,308 based on 536 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,219.
Employees with General Sales Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 34.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (23.5% more) and Colorado Springs, Colorado (20.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (19.0% less) and Boca Raton, Florida (11.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,338 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Early Career
27.7%
Experienced
40.1%
Late Career
31.0%