Average Territory Sales Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Territory Sales Manager is $62,314.
MEDIAN $62,314
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$40k - $93k
$2k - $31k
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$15 - $12k
$4k - $46k
Total Pay
$45k - $114k

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Job Description for Territory Sales Manager

Territory Sales Manager Tasks
  • Train sales staff, implement sales incentive programs and goals to increase employee performance.
  • Ensure activities are in accordance with the developed sales objectives and quotas.
  • Manage sales professional staff within a specified area.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with major or key accounts within a specific area or market.
  • Plan and implement sales programs for one or more of the company's product line.
The top respondents for the job title Territory Sales Manager are from the companies Altria Group, Inc., AutoZone, Inc. and Mars, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Victaulic Company where the average pay is $80,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Altria Group, Inc. and Mars, Inc., earning around $62,686 and $61,710, respectively. O'Reilly's pays the lowest at around $49,114. AutoZone, Inc. and O'Reilly Auto Parts, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $50,896 and $53,299, respectively.

Career Paths

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Territory Sales Manager
Regional Sales Manager
Territory Manager
Business Development Manager
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Popular Skills for Territory Sales Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Territory Sales Manager

An entry-level Territory Sales Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,218 based on 56 salaries. An early career Territory Sales Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,922 based on 540 salaries. A mid-career Territory Sales Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,887 based on 466 salaries. An experienced Territory Sales Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,108 based on 654 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,291.
Employees with Territory Sales Manager in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (9.0% more) and Houston, Texas (8.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (7.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.7% less).

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