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Sales Team Manager

Find out how to become a sales team manager and work in the sales and customer contact sector. Discover information on salary, growth, stability and occupational expectations.

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The current average salary of an Sales Team Manager is $86,000 - 160,500 annually


Sales team managers are responsible for overseeing a team of sales personnel. Accountabilities include setting sales goals and analysing data. Employment for sales team managers to 2019 is expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years. Employment in this very small occupation fell over the last five years.

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Key skills

Sales team managers are responsible for ensuring that their sales teams meet sales targets and contribute to company growth.

  • Liaise with other managers to agree sales plans and set achievable sales goals
  • Instruct and guide sales personnel to implement activities related to sales plans
  • Measure and analyse sales against company targets
  • Train and coach sales personnel
  • Keep abreast of current sales and marketing techniques
  • Gain and promote productive customer relationships

Quick facts

Working as a sales team manager gives you the opportunity to work directly people whilst making the most of your creative and analytical skills.

  • Average Hours Worked
    36 full-time hours per week vs. all jobs average of 40 hours
  • Main Industries
    Retail trade; manufacturing; and health care and social assistance
  • Average qualification level
    Recommended qualification levels for nutritionists start at a diploma level

* All information on this page has been complied using figures from and the Australian Government's - all figures are indications only, and are accurate at time of publication. Please do your own research before selecting a course or career.

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