The average salary for a Sales Manager is $59,885.
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Job Description for Sales Manager
Sales managers may work in both retail and non-retail settings. Sales managers are responsible for the day-to-day management of sales activities and sales associates. They may have assistants. They are responsible for the implementation of their company’s sales programs and sales activities, in order to meet or exceed established sales goals. They must grow company profits without sacrificing customers’ satisfaction, and, at the same time, create a good work environment for their workers. …Read more
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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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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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