Average Sales Manager (Automotive) Salary

$67,948
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$15,334
Bonus
$41,127
Commission
$4,953
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Sales Manager (Automotive) is $67,948.
10%
$34k
10%
$68k
50%
$125k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $67,948
Is Sales Manager (Automotive) your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
$34k - $125k
Bonus
$998 - $60k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $26k
Commission
$6k - $97k
Total Pay
$44k - $150k

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Sales Manager (Automotive)

Sales Manager (Automotive) Tasks
  • Manage inventory.
  • Maintain and establish relationships with customers and vendors.
  • Assist with customer financing, verify credit information.
  • Coordinate, manage, and work with sales team.

Job Satisfaction for Sales Manager (Automotive)

3.8 out of 5
(58)
Highly Satisfied
4Reviews

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Sales Manager (Automotive). Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Sales Manager (Automotive)
General Sales Manager
General / Operations Manager
Retail Sales Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Sales Manager (Automotive) Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

Popular Skills for Sales Manager (Automotive)

Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Inventory Management, People Management, Negotiation and Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Manager (Automotive)

An entry-level Sales Manager (Automotive) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,000 based on 18 salaries. An early career Sales Manager (Automotive) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,335 based on 102 salaries. A mid-career Sales Manager (Automotive) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,871 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Sales Manager (Automotive) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,999 based on 169 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,534.
Employees with Sales Manager (Automotive) in their job title in Detroit, Michigan earn an average of 84.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (47.2% more) and New York, New York (45.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Richmond, Virginia (29.3% less), Miami, Florida (11.7% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (11.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 542 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.3%
Early Career
18.8%
Mid Career
26.0%
Experienced
31.2%
Late Career
20.7%