The average 2015 salary for a business manager is $57,172, according to PayScale.com. The salary for business managers often includes commissions, profit sharing and a bonus, which means some people make over $100,000 in this position.
The main task of a business manager is to provide management of financial operations as well as marketing, growth and administration. Business managers also help to drive the functions of a business and help to ensure that all employee efforts support the goals and objectives of a business. Business managers also help to manage the financial and business affairs that relate to the administration of a department or business unit. More females than males are business managers, and most report extreme satisfaction with the job.