Average Sales Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Sales Manager is $59,885.
MEDIAN $59,885
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$38k - $113k
$971 - $31k
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$1k - $28k
$3k - $54k
Total Pay
$31k - $128k

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Career Paths

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Sales Manager
Regional Sales Manager
Retail Sales Manager
Retail Store Manager
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Popular Skills for Sales Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Manager

An early career Sales Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,126 based on 181 salaries. A mid-career Sales Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,936 based on 165 salaries. An experienced Sales Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,652 based on 168 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,421.
Employees with Sales Manager in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 79.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (41.9% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (39.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (2.3% less).

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