The average salary for a Mid-Career Sales Manager (Automotive) is $61,932.
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Job Description for Sales Manager (Automotive)
The person who helps ensure their organization's automotive sales force operates at peak efficiency is the automotive sales manager. The supervisor helps set the tone for the salespersons working the showroom and lot, and they may be called in to try to resolve disputes and negotiate deals to ensure customers have a high-quality sales experience. Working under the dealership's general manager, the sales manager typically is involved in controlling car inventory; this includes knowing current inv…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Sales Manager (Automotive)
Skills in Negotiation and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management, People Management 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. 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 $81,165.
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