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Sales Leader Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$75,000
$44,000
$75,000
$129,000
The average sales leader makes about $75,775 per year. That's $36.43 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $44,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $129,000. Many of sales leaders seem to be drawn to retail and manufacturing companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case sales leaders tend to work at technology, telecommunication, and retail companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Maine, New Hampshire and New York pay sales leaders the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
New York, NY
$113,442
Reno, NV
$112,469
Seattle, WA
$110,701
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Map of Sales Leader Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Sales Leaders earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Sales Leader Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a sales leader is roughly $75,775 per year, which boils down to $36.43 per hour. Interestingly enough, sales leaders have the highest salaries in New York, NY at about $113,442 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in New York, NY is $60,000. Additionally, sales leaders make more than the average salary in Reno, NV, Seattle, WA, Boston, MA, Fargo, ND, and Denver, CO. On a more broad level, sales leader salaries are highest in Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Connecticut, Washington, Idaho, and Rhode Island. On the contrary, Arizona, Florida, and Kentucky offer the lowest sales leader salaries.

City
Average Salary
New York, NY
New York, NY
$113,442
$113k
Reno, NV
Reno, NV
$112,469
$112k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$110,701
$111k
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$107,548
$108k
Fargo, ND
Fargo, ND
$107,114
$107k
Denver, CO
Denver, CO
$106,741
$107k
Richmond, CA
Richmond, CA
$106,549
$107k
Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO
$103,897
$104k
Amarillo, TX
Amarillo, TX
$103,129
$103k
Kansas City, KS
Kansas City, KS
$102,701
$103k

High Paying Sales Leader Jobs

Average Sales Leader Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a sales leader, being employed by a company such as Google or Lincare Holdings would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Microsoft and Apple also report highly competitive salaries for sales leaders.

Company
Average Salary
$125,229
$125k
$117,298
$117k
$113,690
$114k
$112,538
$113k
$108,056
$108k
$107,077
$107k

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    Average Sales Leader Pay By Industry

    Sales leader salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with technology, telecommunication, and retail companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a sales leader can make a yearly salary of $96,670 while working for technology companies. All the while, other sales leaders are making $80,887 at telecommunication companies and $73,309 at retail companies. One industry sales leaders may want to avoid is the manufacturing industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $70,571.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Technology
    Technology
    $96,670
    $97k
    Telecommunication
    Telecommunication
    $80,887
    $81k
    Retail
    Retail
    $73,309
    $73k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $70,571
    $71k

    Sales Leader Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a sales leader can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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