How much does a Car Dealership Sales Manager make in the United States? The average Car Dealership Sales Manager salary in the United States is $123,875 as of September 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $105,301 and $144,783. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $105,301 10% $88,391 90% $163,819 75% $144,783 $123,875 50%(Median)
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What is a Car Dealership Sales Manager ?

In the United States and Canada, a franchised new-car and -truck dealership is a retailer that sells new and also possibly used cars, including certified preowned vehicles, employs trained automotive technicians, and offers financing. In the United States, direct manufacturer auto sales are prohibited in almost every state by franchise laws requiring that new cars be sold only by dealers. Used car dealers carry cars from many different manufacturers, while new car dealerships are generally franchises associated with only one manufacturer. Some new car dealerships may carry multiple brands fro...

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Job Openings for Car Dealership Sales Manager
Duke Automotive - Suffolk , VA
Tired of the big city dealership grind? Is working till 9 or 10pm, little family life and not ... We look for you to mentor and lead the sales team with a positive attitude through proven processes
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 16 days ago
Help Answer customer calls, answer incoming internet inquires and establish follow-up with sales ... dealership resources * Manage and grow Follow up processes with customers that are not ready to ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 10 days ago
Dealer Specialties - Norfolk , VA
Our successful Regional Sales Managers provide solutions to the automotive dealership's needs for inventory merchandising, on-the-lot data capture, data management, pricing guidance, video products ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 53 days ago
Automotive Group - Staunton , VA
Responsibilities: * Promote the sales of appropriate parts and accessories by thoroughly ... Automotive dealership parts management experience in GM * Team oriented * Excellent customer ...
ZipRecruiter - 90 days ago
Steven Nissan - Harrisonburg , VA
Maintains and creates XTIME/ASR estimates for the Used Car Manager to approve work to be completed ... dealership policy on customer vehicle care and operation * Follow up on each repair and keep sales ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 9 days ago
Cobb Technologies - Glen Allen , VA
Previous experience working for an imaging dealership, with a very strong understanding of the MPS ... Strong Project Management and Communications skills * Excellent verbal and written communication ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 23 days ago

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