Copier Careers® Publishes 2019 Sales Manager Salary Survey Results
2019 Sales Manager Salary Survey Results Are In!
The Copier Careers® 2019 Sales Manager Salary Survey results are now available! This year, 1,590 Copier Channel sales management professionals responded to our online Sales Manager Salary Survey. The resulting snapshot shows sales managers feeling the strain of building and managing effective sales teams – employers need to find ways to reduce their extra time and stress or risk losing their sales leadership.
- Industry sales managers’ average base salary increased to $63,739 with a similar increase in commissions totaling $100,022, for an average total compensation of $163,761.
- Sales managers in 2019 report working an average of 68 hours per week, a two-hour increase from last. year. Their average hours have increased 10 hours per week since 2010 and a whopping 22 hours per week since 2002! Much of this time is spent building and coaching their teams.
- It’s not wonder 94% say they are looking for a new position this year, citing higher compensation and promising job market opportunities as their top reasons. There was also a 3% uptick of respondents saying they are “seeking less stress” from 2018.
- Sales managers’ top job values include the most important factors to growing a successful sales force: benefits, their work being important to the company’s success, bonus opportunities, company’s leading-edge technology, company’s innovative IT solutions, company-provided laptop, and the company’s support and emphasis on IT.