General Sales Manager Salary

The average salary for a General Sales Manager in the UK is:


Job profile for a General Sales Manager

The role of a general sales manager varies very much from company to company. Here is a description of one general sales managers work: Responsible for all Company Sales via 4 field managers, 80 dealers. Responsible for debt managment, stock control, budgeting, etc etc- oh yes and I make a mean cup of tea!

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General Sales Manager Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £39,134.

The average salary in 2009 was £27,068, based on 11 respondents (a difference of -31% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £54,284, based on 3 respondents (a difference of 101% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £85,250, based on 2 respondents (a difference of 57% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £40,000, based on 1 respondents (a difference of -53% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a General Sales Manager based on all salary survey responses is: £43,873

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for General Sales Manager is £24.34.

Assorted General Sales Manager Salary Information

£58,000South West9-June-19
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General Sales Manager Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a General Sales Manager job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£42847 $66841.32 North West
£53072 $82792.32 London
£38952 $60765.12 Yorkshire and North East
£42360 $66081.6 South West
£50150 $78234 South East
£41386 $64562.16 Scotland
£43821 $68360.76 Northern Ireland
£40899 $63802.44 Wales
£45281 $70638.36 Midlands
£40412 $63042.72 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a General Sales Manager, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £36,517 for a worker in their 20s, £47,716 (30s), £56,480 (40s) and £56,480 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a General Sales Manager is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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