General Sales Manager with Leadership Skills Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (slightly less than a third) of final income for General Sales Managers with Leadership skills. That final number averages out to $78K across the industry. Total cash compensation for General Sales Managers with Leadership skills runs from $38K to $162K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $45K and profit sharing that can reach almost $31K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer and years of experience. For the most part, General Sales Managers with Leadership skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male General Sales Managers with Leadership skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$37,173 - $128,717
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$68K
$130K
MEDIAN: $68,196
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$10.01 - $24.85
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$0$160K
Salary $37,173 - $128,717
Bonus $582 - $41,417
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $45,302
Commission $4,989 - $76,555
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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$37,903 - $160,395
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 523
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $10.01 - $24.85
Hourly Tips $2.86
Overtime $-0.49 - $29.36
Annual Data $0$160K
Bonus $582 - $41,417
Commission $4,989 - $76,555
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $45,302
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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$37,903 - $160,395
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 68

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Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Clear Channel Communications, Inc. offers the most; General Sales Managers with Leadership skills earn $102K on average there.

Pay by Experience Level for General Sales Manager

Pay by Experience for a General Sales Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level General Sales Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 153 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Sales Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 158 salaries. An experienced General Sales Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 218 salaries. A General Sales Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 127 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,193

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

For those looking to make money, General Sales Managers with Leadership skills in Dallas enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 80 percent above the national average. General Sales Managers with Leadership skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+60 percent), Seattle (+57 percent), San Francisco (+54 percent), and Charlotte (+54 percent). Compared to the national average, Tampa General Sales Managers with Leadership skills have considerably lower salaries, 30 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession.

Key Stats for General Sales Manager

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 152 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects General Sales Manager Salaries

▲29%

▲19%

National Average
$78,000

Mid-Career
▼12%

Entry-Level
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 152 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 28%
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