We have a small business selling windows, awnings, etc. What is a fair percentage of the gross sales to pay a sales manager?
Join us for a free, live webinar and learn how to drive revenue with content marketing. Tune in 8/4 at 10:30 a.m. PT. Register Now »In terms of a sales manager, think in terms of basing something on margins and not necessarily overall sales, because as a manager he will (or should) be responsible for maintaining healthy margins.
That said, a good overall rule of thumb is 10 percent of revenues, and that may or may not include any overrides he may get from leading a sales team or from those sales people's commissions.