Sales manager salary in United States
How much does a Sales Manager make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a sales manager is $85,215 per year in the United States and $25,200 commission per year.23.6k salaries reported, updated at September 27, 2023
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
|Years of experience||Per year|
|Less than 1 year|
|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
|More than 10 years|
Top companies for Sales Managers in United States
Highest paying cities for Sales Managers near United States
Where can a Sales Manager earn more?Compare salaries for Sales Managers in different locations
Best-paid skills and qualifications for Sales Managers
Training & Development(earn +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 $85,215 per year.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this skill||Change from previous year|
|2012||159||increase by 159|
|2013||550||increase by 245.91%|
|2014||863||increase by 56.91%|
|2015||363||decrease by 57.94%|
|2016||324||decrease by 10.74%|
|2017||296||decrease by 8.64%|
|2018||363||increase by 22.64%|
|2019||230||decrease by 36.64%|
Most common benefits for Sales Managers
- 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
Salary satisfactionBased 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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Common questions about salaries for a Sales Manager
How can I know if I am being paid fairly?
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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.