Average General Sales Manager with Leadership Skills Salary

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The average salary for a General Sales Manager with Leadership skills is $68,034.
MEDIAN $68,034
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$39k - $131k
$968 - $45k
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$1 - $38k
$5k - $86k
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$41k - $156k

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Job Description for General Sales Manager

Popular Employer Salaries for General Sales Manager

The top respondents for the job title General Sales Manager are from the companies Fastenal Company, Charming Charlie LLC and Verizon Wireless. Reported salaries are highest at Verizon Wireless where the average pay is $70,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Prosource Wholesale Flooring, earning around $56,000. Fastenal Company pays the lowest at around $44,494. Charming Charlie LLC also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $52,903.

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Popular Skills for General Sales Manager

Skills in Business Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, 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 $44,480 based on 41 salaries. An early career General Sales Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,924 based on 249 salaries. A mid-career General Sales Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,241 based on 260 salaries. An experienced General Sales Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,299 based on 363 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,066.
Employees with General Sales Manager in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 49.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina (47.7% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (31.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (7.4% less).

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