Average Regional Sales Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Regional Sales Manager is $80,866.
MEDIAN $80,866
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$49k - $123k
$3k - $39k
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$25 - $15k
$5k - $50k
Total Pay
$53k - $147k

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Job Description for Regional Sales Manager

Regional Sales Manager Tasks
  • Manage the sales generation in districts and major accounts within a large geographical area.
  • Manage sales management staff and give direction towards possible resources, sales strategies and contributing in sales promotions.
  • Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives.
  • Develop, forecast and monitor budget and utilize operational resources.
  • Manage sales management staff and provide direction regarding resources and sales strategies, establishing territories, quotas and training.
The top respondents for the job title Regional Sales Manager are from the companies Hilti Corporation, Ametek, Inc. and General Electric Co (GE). Reported salaries are highest at General Electric Co (GE) where the average pay is $118,256. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Hilti Corporation and Pentair, earning around $112,353 and $103,434, respectively. Marriott International, Inc. pays the lowest at around $43,148. Spanx and Ametek, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $58,442 and $95,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Regional Sales Manager

Skills in Sales Management and Business Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relations, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Account Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Regional Sales Manager

An entry-level Regional Sales Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,549 based on 79 salaries. An early career Regional Sales Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,707 based on 1,478 salaries. A mid-career Regional Sales Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,338 based on 1,775 salaries. An experienced Regional Sales Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,917 based on 3,038 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,282.
Employees with Regional Sales Manager in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 15.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (5.8% more) and Dallas, Texas (5.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (3.1% less).

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