Sales Manager Jobs

Sales Manager Overview


Sales Managers are not only in charge of the management of a store, they are also in charge of planning the movement and distribution of a product. They do much more than give orders to sales associates. Their jobs entail doing everything from analyzing sales statistics and establishing quotas and goals to setting up training programs for sales associates. They also monitor customer preferences and inventory. Because Sales Managers are responsible for managing a team of people and interacting with the public, they are expected to have good communication skills and be apt decision-makers as well. Similar sales jobs include positions such as retail sales manager.

Sales Manager Education Requirements


Typically, the educational requirement to be a Sales Manager is a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management, Consumer Merchandising Management, Marketing or other related field. Although some individuals work their way up to the position of Sales Manager through experience and with only a high school diploma, in today’s modern world where more value is placed upon education, employers generally prefer candidates who have at least a bachelor’s degree to be Sales Managers. With a bachelor’s degree, candidates may have less than five years of experience to qualify for a position as a Sales Manager.

Sales Manager Job Market


The job market for Sales Manager positions is projected to rise by approximately 8 percent from 2012 through 2022. Statistical data suggests that approximately 106,900 job openings will arise in the Sales Management field each year due to growth of businesses and net replacement. Therefore, obtaining employment in Sales Management seems to be promising for those who are qualified.

Sales Manager Salary


Sales Managers' median percentile earns approximately $105,260. The highest percentile earns as much as $216,300 annually and tends to work in securities and commodity exchanges. Other high-paying industries for Sales Managers include financial investment companies, financial pools, funds and apparel, piece goods and notions merchant wholesalers. The industries that employ the most Sales Managers are the beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverage industries, automobile dealers and wholesale electronic markets.
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Automotive New Car Sales Manager We are looking for an Experienced Sales Manager for our BMW Sales Dept who has a proven track record. This is not a position for entry level or new to the auto industry applicants. Although not required, previous experience with luxury brand vehicle sales is highly desirable. The Sales Manager manages the activities of all sales staff ensuring sales targets and ...
Leading lubricant manufacturer is searching the market for a Regional Sales Manager to cover the western part of the US. Ideally the selected candidate will reside in Washington or Oregon or anywhere else in the territory and will work from a home office. The territory consists of the following states: Washington, Oregon, Idaho and western Montana. The selected candidate will be offered an excell...
CitiCorp Credit Services Inc. Sydney, NS
Description POSITION SUMMARY/OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB This position is part of a team of specialised salespeople whose focus is on selling cash management solutions to the two main client groups of the ICG in Australia – Multinationals who do business in the domestic economy and Top Tier Local Corporates who operate both within Australia and abroad. The TTS proposition is very comprehensive (...
Description14055056 Qualifications POSITION SUMMARY/OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB This position is part of a team of specialised salespeople whose focus is on selling cash management solutions to the two main client groups of the ICG in Australia – Multinationals who do business in the domestic economy and Top Tier Local Corporates who operate both within Australia and abroad. The TTS proposition...
Heritage Automotive Baltimore, MD
MileOne, Heritage Automotive is looking for a General Sales Manager / Sales Manager. This position ensures that the dealership meets its new and used car unit sales quotas and its gross objectives on daily, monthly, and yearly basis. This role will be responsible for setting the standards and goals of the sales team by working with them putting deals together for the customers and making the sale....
CITI Sydney, NS
Description POSITION SUMMARY/OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB This position is part of a team of specialised salespeople whose focus is on selling cash management solutions to the two main client groups of the ICG in Australia – Multinationals who do business in the domestic economy and Top Tier Local Corporates who operate both within Australia and abroad. The TTS proposition is very comprehensive (...
Company STAR HEALTH AND ALLIED INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED Company Profile not providedCompany address not provided Contact Person Name New York, NY
Job Description:*Sales Manager would be responsible for recruitment of IRDA licensed agents and for business generation from their team. *Sr. Sales Manager would be responsible for team handling of Sales Manager and their personal team of agents and business... Salary: Conveyance Mobile Expenses Incentive Industry: Insurance Farea: Sales, Retail, Business Development Role Category: Retail Sales Ro...
Riverside Harley Davidson Houston, TX
Job Description: Riverside Harley-Davidson has a RARE opportunity to apply for a Sales Manager or General Sales Manager. We are looking for an aggressive, take charge Sales Manager or General Sales Manager. Candidates must have a proven track record. Must have minimum 3 years High Volume Auto/Car/or Motorcycle Sales Management experience with proven leadership and the ability to develop a sales ...
MileOne Automotive Owings Mills, MD
MileOne, Heritage Automotive is looking for a General Sales Manager / Sales Manager. This position ensures that the dealership meets its new and used car unit sales quotas and its gross objectives on daily, monthly, and yearly basis. This role will be responsible for setting the standards and goals of the sales team by working with them putting deals together for the customers and making the sale....
McKinney Buick GMC is accepting applications and conducting personal interviews to hire: Sales Manager Must be an experienced automotive dealership Sales Manager - Desk Manager - Floor Manager. Must be a hands on member of our staff - a true team member. We are seeking an energetic, hard working individual with strong leadership skills and a great attitude - ready to hit the ground running! S...
TST IMPRESO, Inc. Appleton, WI
Job Description: Sales Manager / Territory Sales Manager TST IMPRESO, Inc., National Manufacturer of paper products, has an opening for a Territory Sales Manager selling our products to distributors within a five state area! Territory covers Southwest Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming. Some travel is required. About Us: TST IMPRESO, Inc., founded in 1976, is a manufacturer and...
Company US IT Company Profile not providedCompany address not provided Contact Person Name New York, NY
Job Description:Channel Sales/ Distributors/ Team Handling (On Roll/ Off Roll). Team building, leading, training & monitoring the performance of channel employees to ensure efficiency in meeting of individual & group targets,Many Similar Activities as Required. Salary: INR 5,50,000 - 12,00,000 P.A Industry: FMCG / Foods / Beverage Farea: Sales, Retail, Business Development Role Category: Retail Sa...
Virbac Corporation Houston, TX
Job Description: Territory Sales Manager – Sales Manager Continuous development, innovative thinking dedicated to animal health, people centric. Join Virbac and take your talent into new territories. # of Openings: 1 At Virbac, we believe that the freedom of expression, autonomy, and accountability are essential to each individual's personal development and behind our success. We know that t...
Company Interact HR Consultants Company Profile not providedCompany address not provided Contact Person Name New York, NY
Job Description:-You will be responsible for driving sales in your location. You will be reporting to Sales manager. -You will be responsible for building relationship with assigned distributors in your location through meetings and sales trainings. Salary: Best in the Industry Industry: Insurance Farea: Financial Services, Banking, Investments, Insurance Role Category: Life Insurance/Financial Se...
PACCAR Inc Sacramento, CA
Company Information PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty ...
Can you lead and influence a team with the insight, innovation and impact to deliver a winning sales plan? Do you have the transferable skill set necessary to build winning relationships, apply financial acumen, and execute with excellence to seize the strategic opportunities that increase annual sales volume? Are you hungry to be a part of the world's largest portfolio of billion dollar food an...
The Region Sales Manager will be responsible for ensuring the success of NEB brands within the metro Denver market by collaborating and executing volume driving initiatives for brands within the regional sales teams. This individual will be accountable for executing the NEB brand agenda and gaining mind share amongst the local PWS/CDSD/PBC organizations. This leader will achieve annual sales and p...
Quintiles (NYSE: Q) is the world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services with a network of more than 29,000 employees conducting business in approximately 100 countries. We helped develop or commercialize all of 2013’s top-100 best-selling drugs on the market. Quintiles applies the breadth and depth of our service offerings along with extensive ther...
HOLDEN DODGE CHRYSLER JEEP RAM Is Now Accepting SALES MANAGER New and used car sales manager wanted by an aggressive, 70 years in business, full line Chrysler dealership in Dover Delaware. Holden Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram is seeking a qualified individual, willing and able to help us grow our business. This person should be able to motivate and manage salespeople to attain sales goals in a qu...
Position Description: United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company in the world, is offering an exciting opportunity for a District Sales Manager ready to grow their sales career with the leader in the industry. To continue our tremendous success and unparalleled growth, we are searching for qualified and ambitious individuals ready to support the increase of revenue for the district thro...

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Sales Career Tools

Sales Manager

Salaries

$31,200.00 - $133,000.00
Typical Salary for Sales Manager
(2185 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
42.1%
Some College Coursework Completed
24.9%
High School
10.4%
Associates
10.2%
Master's
8.7%
(1431 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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