merger merger

Welcome to your new course portal!

On October 15th, hotcourses.com moved to findcourses.co.uk - which means you can now find all your favourite courses right here. Don't worry - you can still do all the things that you could do before.

All you need to do is search.

Show findcourses.co.uk as: Mobile

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.

average-salaries-sales-comparison


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


Sales courses to boost your CV


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


Sales courses to boost your CV


Ready to start or develop your career in sales?

Search sales courses for beginners

Search sales courses for intermediate & advanced

Source: ONS

Last updated: 30 Apr 2019

You might also be interested in:

Last updated: 15/07/2019

Apprenticeships: Ignore Them At Your Peril

Find out what strategies companies are employing to ensure they make themost of ‘The Apprenticeship Levy’. When you think of the term apprentice, often what springs to mind is someone fresh out ofschool looking to take the first step on the career ladder. Many still don’t realise that there are a wealth of apprenticeships at bachelor’s and even master’s level aimed at training every level of the w ...

Read more
Last updated: 16/07/2019

RQF replaces QCF: What you need to know

Curious about the new Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and how it differs from the previous Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)? Find out all you need to know about the change and learn how it impacts both learners and awarding organisations.

Read more

APPRENTICESHIPS

Is your company looking to take on an apprentice?

choose-the-right-apprenticeship

Learn more

Newsletter
Subscribe and get the latest news, discounts and giveaways sent straight to your inbox!