Sales Manager Salary in the US

$77,400
per year
per month
$6,450
per month
per year
Bonus
$5,700/year
Commission
$14,600/year
Profit Sharing
$4,500/year
Bonus
$480/month
Commission
$1,220/month
Profit Sharing
$380/month

Sales Manager - Average Salary

The average salary for a Sales Manager is $77,400 per year ($6,450 per month), which is $23,910 (+45%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Sales Manager can expect an average starting salary of $50,350. The highest salaries can exceed $125,400.
$50,350
Low
$77,400
Average salary
$125,400
High
$4,200
Low
$6,450
Average salary
$10,450
High
Total pay includes salary, bonus, commission and profit sharing.
$1,000
$113,500
$227,900
Salary$50,350 - 125,400
Bonus$2,000 - 35,000
Commission$4,000 - 51,000
Profit Sharing$1,000 - 16,500
Total Pay$57,350 - 227,900
$80
$9,460
$19,000
Salary$4,200 - 10,450
Bonus$170 - 2,920
Commission$330 - 4,250
Profit Sharing$80 - 1,380
Total Pay$4,780 - 19,000

Sales Manager Salary Range

Low
$50,350
Average salary
$77,400
Senior
$112,500
High
$125,400
Low
$4,200
Average salary
$6,450
Senior
$9,380
High
$10,450
Among Sales Managers in the US, Junior Sales Manager and Inside Sales Managers tend to have the lowest salaries, while Regional Sales Managers, National Sales Managers and Senior Sales Managers enjoy the highest salaries.

Sales Manager - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Sales Manager$122K/year
+57% 
National Sales Manager$88K/year
+13% 
Pharmaceutical Sales Manager$84K/year
+9% 
Regional Sales Manager$84K/year
+8% 
Automotive Sales Manager$83K/year
+7% 
District Sales Manager$74K/year
 -5%
Area Sales Manager$67K/year
 -13%
Inside Sales Manager$63K/year
 -19%

Sales Manager - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

A Junior Sales Manager with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $55,150 per year. A mid career Sales Manager with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $78,650, while a Senior Sales Manager with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $112,430. Sales Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn $120,800 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Sales Manager

Late Career▲ +56%
Senior▲ +45%
Mid Career▲ +2%
Average Salary$77,400/year
Junior▼ -29%

Gender Breakdown

Female
36%
Male
64%

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Sales Manager - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Sales Manager jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Sales Manager

How much does a Sales Manager make in the US?
A Sales Manager in the US earns an average of $77,400 gross per year, which is about $6,450 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Sales Manager updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Sales Manager in the US?
The starting salary of a Sales Manager in the US is around $50,350 gross per year. Junior Sales Manager and Inside Sales Managers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Sales Manager in the US?
The highest salary of a Sales Manager in the US can reach and exceed $125,400 gross per year. Regional Sales Managers, National Sales Managers and Senior Sales Managers usually have the highest salaries.
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