Updated August 18, 2021
Average Sales Leader Salary
$78,000 yearly
$37.75 hourly

Entry level Salary
$44,000 yearly
$44,000
10 %
$78,000
Median
$140,000
90 %
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PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$140,000
$11,667
$67
75th Percentile
$106,000
$8,833
$51
Average
$78,525
$6,544
$38
25th Percentile
$57,000
$4,750
$27
10th Percentile
$44,000
$3,667
$21

Average Sales Leader Salary By State

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Sales Leader average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdescJob Countascdesc
Alabama
$70,391
$33.84
Alaska
$47,057
$22.62
Arizona
$65,425
$31.45
Arkansas
$67,656
$32.53
California
$88,413
$42.51
Colorado
$75,735
$36.41
Connecticut
$97,785
$47.01
Delaware
$84,283
$40.52
District of Columbia
$98,646
$47.43
Florida
$63,932
$30.74
Georgia
$68,200
$32.79
Hawaii
$40,552
$19.50
Idaho
$74,290
$35.72
Illinois
$62,284
$29.94
Indiana
$58,478
$28.11
Iowa
$59,367
$28.54
Kansas
$68,223
$32.80
Kentucky
$55,184
$26.53
Louisiana
$70,529
$33.91
Maine
$85,684
$41.19
Maryland
$90,371
$43.45
Massachusetts
$96,439
$46.36
Michigan
$66,850
$32.14
Minnesota
$69,148
$33.24
Mississippi
$56,940
$27.38
Missouri
$69,887
$33.60
Montana
$68,229
$32.80
Nebraska
$63,132
$30.35
Nevada
$70,838
$34.06
New Hampshire
$88,168
$42.39
New Jersey
$105,546
$50.74
New Mexico
$65,105
$31.30
New York
$105,781
$50.86
North Carolina
$68,576
$32.97
North Dakota
$68,539
$32.95
Ohio
$62,116
$29.86
Oklahoma
$69,242
$33.29
Oregon
$84,898
$40.82
Pennsylvania
$70,648
$33.97
Rhode Island
$94,279
$45.33
South Carolina
$57,982
$27.88
South Dakota
$67,175
$32.30
Tennessee
$71,222
$34.24
Texas
$80,797
$38.84
Utah
$69,859
$33.59
Vermont
$91,679
$44.08
Virginia
$72,173
$34.70
Washington
$95,704
$46.01
West Virginia
$54,995
$26.44
Wisconsin
$73,333
$35.26
Wyoming
$67,750
$32.57

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Highest Paying Cities For Sales Leader

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
New York, NY
$111,121
$53.42
Sacramento, CA
$99,695
$47.93
Seattle, WA
$99,039
$47.61
Boston, MA
$98,857
$47.53
Laurel, MD
$92,141
$44.30
Austin, TX
$82,248
$39.54

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How much does a Sales Leader make?

The average sales leader salary is $78,525 per year, or $37.75 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $44,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $140,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Washington provide the highest sales leader salaries.

Average Sales Leader Salary Over Time

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Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $78,500
    $37.75
    +2.7%
    2020
    $76,400
    $36.72
    -1.3%
    2019
    $77,400
    $37.19
    +1.9%
    2018
    $75,900
    $36.50
    +1.2%
    2017
    $75,000
    $36.07
    +1.7%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Co-Manager

    Avg. salary: $108,101

    A co-manager's role is to supervise business operations and perform administrative tasks as support to a manager. One of the primary functions of a co-manager is to delegate tasks of team members and arrange schedules. They also evaluate progress, produce the necessary documentation, maintain a record of data, identify issues and opportunities, and assist in coordinating with other employees. A co-manager may also have the task of hiring and training new workforce members, enforcing policies and regulations at all times.
    215,113 Co-Manager Jobs
    Lead Sales Representative

    Avg. salary: $53,002

    A lead sales representative is responsible for selling goods and services to existing and potential customers through electronic communications and area visits. Lead sales representatives should be highly-knowledgeable of the products that the company offers to discuss and demonstrate the features to the client accurately. They take orders, process orders, and ensure the correct distribution details according to the customers' specifications. A lead sales representative also monitors the team's sales performance and strategize opportunities to maximize selling techniques and increase profitability.
    376,086 Lead Sales Representative Jobs
    Customer Service Leader

    Avg. salary: $37,941

    A customer service leader is responsible for managing a group of customer service staff to provide the best customer service for the company's clients, ensuring immediate action and resolution for all their inquiries and concerns. Customer service leaders regularly offer coaching opportunities for the team, identify their challenges, and provide strategic procedures to improve their interaction with the customers. They also help senior management search for business opportunities that would drive more revenue for the company and achieve profitability goals.
    293,953 Customer Service Leader Jobs
    Sales Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $49,847

    A sales supervisor is a professional who is responsible for the daily activities of sales representatives in promoting and selling a product by phone or email. He/She needs to track the weekly and monthly performances of his/her sales representatives. The minimum requirement of being a sales supervisor is a high school diploma. However, he/she is required to have two years of working experience. One of the skills required of a sales supervisor is to have the ability to multitask and time management.
    383,730 Sales Supervisor Jobs
    Sales Coach

    Avg. salary: $65,244

    The sales coaches observe and come up with better strategies and plan to solve training needs. A sales coach is an expert in sales and hence helps companies to develop and train sales members in the best trends and possible strategies to ensure success. Their duties and responsibilities include analyzing sales processes and their effectiveness and closely monitoring sales representatives for errors.
    80,996 Sales Coach Jobs
    Store Team Leader

    Avg. salary: $28,889

    A store team leader is responsible for monitoring the staff's performance, delegating tasks, and ensuring that the team provides the best customer service by responding to the customers' inquiries and concerns and resolving their complaints. Store team leaders assist with the development of marketing campaigns and promotional offers to sell goods and services to the customers, generating more revenues and increasing the business' profitability. They also evaluate sales reports, analyze market trends, and manage the team's productivity to achieve sales objectives.
    179,964 Store Team Leader Jobs
    Job TitleascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly RateascdescJob Openingsascdesc
    Co-Manager
    $108,101
    $9,008
    $51.97
    215,113
    Lead Sales Representative
    $53,002
    $4,417
    $25.48
    376,086
    Customer Service Leader
    $37,942
    $3,162
    $18.24
    293,953
    Sales Supervisor
    $49,847
    $4,154
    $23.97
    383,730
    Sales Coach
    $65,245
    $5,437
    $31.37
    80,996
    Store Team Leader
    $28,890
    $2,407
    $13.89
    179,964
    Job Openings

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    Which Companies Pay Sales Leaders The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a sales leader, being employed by a company such as Google or Accenture would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Citigroup and Adobe also report highly competitive salaries for sales leaders.
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    Recently Added Sales Leader Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Accenture
    Sales Origination Lead-CMT-South
    Sales Origination Lead-CMT-South
    Houston, TX
    08/31/2021
    $125,000
    08/31/2021
    Accenture
    Sales Origination Lead-CMT-South
    Sales Origination Lead-CMT-South
    Charlotte, NC
    08/31/2021
    $125,000
    08/31/2021
    ARS
    Sales Lead Generator
    Sales Lead Generator
    Westerville, OH
    08/31/2021
    $33,392
    08/31/2021
    Splunk
    Veterans Preferred-Regional Services Sales Leader
    Veterans Preferred-Regional Services Sales Leader
    McLean, VA
    08/30/2021
    $139,750
    08/30/2021
    Ally
    Insurance Portfolio Lead-B2B Sales
    Insurance Portfolio Lead-B2B Sales
    Detroit, MI
    08/30/2021
    $62,000
    08/30/2021
    Kohl's
    Sales Lead
    Sales Lead
    Colorado Springs, CO
    08/28/2021
    $28,592
    08/28/2021
    Atrium Hospitality Headquarters
    Sales and Events Lead Analyst
    Sales and Events Lead Analyst
    Alpharetta, GA
    08/27/2021
    $37,566
    08/27/2021
    Foot Locker
    Sales Lead
    Sales Lead
    Greeley, CO
    08/26/2021
    $29,886
    08/26/2021
    Accenture
    Sales Lead-Application PS-Resources Industry-US South
    Sales Lead-Application PS-Resources Industry-US South
    Oklahoma City, OK
    08/26/2021
    $125,000
    08/26/2021
    Accenture
    Sales Lead-Application PS-Resources Industry-US South
    Sales Lead-Application PS-Resources Industry-US South
    Washington, DC
    08/26/2021
    $125,000
    08/26/2021

    Average Sales Leader Salary by Demographic

    Sales Leader Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $82,698
    female-income
    Female Income
    $73,057
    Genderascdesc
    Incomeascdesc
    Male$82,698
    Female$73,057
    Median Sales Leader Income by Race
    Asian sales leaders have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american sales leaders have the lowest average salary at $74,605.
    $80,000
    $64,000
    $48,000
    $32,000
    $16,000
    $0
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$78,527
    Black or African American$74,605
    Asian$79,409
    Hispanic or Latino$78,713
    Average Sales Leader Salary by Education Level
    Sales leaders with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $127,489 annually. With a Bachelors degree, sales leaders earn a median annual income of $102,940 compared to $87,585 for sales leaders with an Associate degree.
    $130,000
    $104,000
    $78,000
    $52,000
    $26,000
    $0
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$82,698
    Master's Degree$127,489
    Bachelor's Degree$102,940
    Some College/ Associate Degree$87,585

    Sales Leader FAQs

    How much does the average sales rep make?

    The average sales representative makes approximately $64,000 per year. There are several important factors that influence the salary of a sales representative.

    If a sales representative is working outside of an office and brokering deals in person, they tend to make 15% to 18% more than sales reps that work in an office. Outside sales representatives make an average of $77,600 per year.

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