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Sales Manager salary in United States

How much does a Sales Manager make in the United States?

Average base salary


Most common benefits

$25,000per year
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The average salary for a sales manager is $64,286 per year in the United States and $25,000 commission per year.19.8k salaries reported, updated at June 25, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Sales Managers in United States

  1. Holiday Inn Club Vacations
    1565 reviews20 salaries reported
    $174,273per year
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Highest paying cities for Sales Managers in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $74,465 per year
    239 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $67,623 per year
    183 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $65,629 per year
    405 salaries reported
  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $65,556 per year
    152 salaries reported
  2. Miami, FL
    $63,770 per year
    89 salaries reported
  3. Las Vegas, NV
    $63,281 per year
    79 salaries reported
  1. San Antonio, TX
    $62,457 per year
    90 salaries reported
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Where can a Sales Manager earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Sales Managers

Most recommended skill

Training & Developmentearn +45.31% more

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 36.64% since 2018. Sales Managers with this skill earn +45.31% more than the average base salary, which is $64,286 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
2012159increase by 159
2013550increase by 245.91%
2014863increase by 56.91%
2015363decrease by 57.94%
2016324decrease by 10.74%
2017296decrease by 8.64%
2018363increase by 22.64%
2019230decrease by 36.64%

Top companies hiring Sales Managers with the recommended skill

BSN Sports
Umansky CDJR Of Charlottesville
Sands Chevrolet Glendale
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Top fields of study
Electrical Engineering Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
55 jobs106
11 jobs13
146 jobs201
90 jobs168
26 jobs56
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Most common benefits for Sales Managers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Commuter assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Stock options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 3,867 ratings

58% of Sales Managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Account Manager

78,817 job openings

Average $58,608 per year

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How can sales managers increase their salary?

Sales managers' salary depends on five factors: education, experience, performance, industry, and geographical location. A sales manager with lots of experience, a great performance record, and a higher level of education will earn more. Therefore, their income will depend on how much they can improve on these factors to their advantage.

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