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Average UK Salary | Sales

Find out how much you can earn with a career in sales, including UK average salary data for the following jobs: sales manager salary, sales executive salary, sales director salary and more! 

Average salary data is helpful to existing and prospective sales professionals wanting to benchmark their earnings, or plan their earning potential across the course of their career.

So how do sales salaries stack up to the UK average salary of £35,423 per year?


Which Sales jobs have the highest salary?

Unsurprisingly, sales directors scooped the largest take-home salaries, with full-time roles averaging £93,967 per year and part-time roles £32,980. 

Sales account managers saw the second highest salary, with an average full-time salary of £52,500 and part-time £23,379. Associates came third, earning £44,990 full-time and £16,910 part time.

For those in the earlier stages of their career, full-time salaries sat just under the national average. Sales administrators take home £22k full-time and £11k part-time, and sales juniors between £17-22k full-time and £9k-£11k part-time.

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Full-Time Sales Salaries

Full-time salaries in sales start at around £17k for junior level, and can go up to £97k for Sales Directors. As you progress in your career, you can move into account management and specialise, or you can move into bid specialisms and focus on business sales, earning an annual average salary of around £37k.


Job Roles

Sales directors

Sales associate professionals

Business sales executives

Accounts & business dev managers

Sales administrators

Sales supervisors

Elementary sales occupations

UK Average

Average Full-Time Salary

£93,967

£44,990

£37,720

£52,500

£22,149

£21,990

£17,272

£35,423


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Part-Time Sales Salaries

Sales has plenty of part-time opportunities as well, with salaries starting around £9k per year for a junior role and rising to £32k per year for a Sales Director role.

Sales account managers and sales business development managers swoop the second highest part-time salary, earning £23k per year.


Job Roles

Sales directors

Sales associate professionals

Business sales executives

Accounts & business dev managers

Sales administrators

Sales supervisors

Elementary sales occupations

UK Average

Average Part-Time Salary

£32,980

£16,910

£12,818

£23,379

£11,674

£11,320

£9,397

£12,083


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Source: ONS

Last updated: 30 Apr 2019

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