How much does a Sales Manager make in the United States?
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The average salary for a sales manager is $76,771 per year in the United States, $15,000 cash bonus per year and $24,000 commission per year.
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for sales managers
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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 $76,771 per year.
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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well
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58% of Sales managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
Frequently asked questions
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.