Sales Planning Manager Salary
An average Sales Planning Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $92K per year. Most Sales Planning Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women Sales Planning Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
|Salary||$64,672 - $114,365|
|Bonus||$1,973 - $25,342|
|Total Pay (||$68,288 - $139,619|
Job Description for Sales Planning Manager
Sales planning managers fulfill a position of leadership by providing the overall direction for the sales division of a company, and they are expected to improve the sales division's performance by a certain percentage within finite periods of time. These managers create both short- and long-term plans for a division and assist in their implementation, and then create objective frameworks to accurately gauge these processes. They also oversee the operations of the overall department and create reports to determine whether plans are met or should be modified.Read More...
Based on performance, sales planning managers may modify these plans to make them more achievable, and they must also find ways to enhance work output and quality. They must analyze the strengths and weaknesses of their divisions to identify areas for improvement, and they may be given a budget to meet or oversee. They must also ensure that all appropriate tools are available and create forecasts of future performance by researching current performance and trends in the market that may affect the performance of the division. Sales planning managers may work directly with clients, especially high-profile clients, so customer service skills and strong marketing/sales skills are essential for success.
A bachelor's degree and years of prior experience in the sales field are generally required for this position, and some prior leadership experience may also be required. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Sales Planning Manager Tasks
- Lead and facilitate collaborative efforts among departments
- Evaluate Program Performance
- Develop and analyze promotional and commercial launch
- Prioritize allocation of company resources
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