How to Hire an Area Manager

Does your growing business need an Area Manager? An Area Manager serves at the point of contact for all branches in a region. They offer support through training and meetings while setting sales objectives throughout their region.

Here are some tips to help you find a great Area Manager and make the right hire for your business.

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Area Managers search for Jobs on Indeed*

311,811

job seekers clicked on area manager jobs

29,518

resumes from job seekers with area manager experience on Indeed

3,512

number of area manager jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $18.63 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.00$78.00 hourly
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Common
$7.00
$78.00

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire an Area Manager?

Hiring an Area Manager is an essential position to fill as your business grows. Many bring onboard an Area Manager so other areas of management are able to focus on department specific tasks.

A great Area Manager can help your business:

• Clarify company structure
• Be point of contact for employees
• Mid-level management to promote productivity

Skills to look for in a great Area Manager

A great Area Manager candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Ability to multitask
• Leadership qualities
• Understanding of company procedures
• Good communication skills
• Computer software skills
• Ability to motivate

Writing an Area Manager job description

A thoughtful description is important in finding qualified Area Manager candidates. An Area Manager job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Area Manager jobs, such as:

• Regional Manager
• Regional Accounts Manager
• Business Development Manager

Interviewing Area Manager candidates

Strong candidates for Area Manager positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• How do they maximize productivity
• Their experience with team building
• Experience training employees

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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