How much does a Sales Manager I make? The median annual Sales Manager I salary is $107,768, as of September 30, 2016, with a range usually between $92,517-$127,958, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Sales Manager I in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Sales Manager I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Sales Manager I in the United States is $107,768, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Sales Manager I in the United States are expected to make less than $107,768.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Sales Manager I that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Sales Manager I are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2016
Manages and directs a sales force to achieve sales and profit goals. Designs and recommends sales programs and sets short- and long-term sales strategies. Evaluates and implements appropriate new sales techniques to increase the department's sales volume. May recommend product or service enhancements to improve customer satisfaction and sales potential. Ensures projects are completed on time and within budget. Acts as advisor to sales team regarding projects, tasks, and operations. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 7-10 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complex tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to head of a unit/department. View full job description