The commission on new car sales varies from dealership to dealership, but is usually between 20 to 30 percent of the profit. Different dealers have different profit amounts. The average salesperson at a popular dealership can make less than $50,000, but a good salesperson can make over $50,000.
Can you make good money as a car salesman?
The answer is that most car salespersons don’t make a lot of money. Dealership salespeople make an average of $40k per year. Used cars can sometimes pay more than $1,000 in commission, while new vehicles rarely pay more than $300.
How much commission do you make selling cars?
A base salary of roughly minimum wage is what most dealerships pay salesmen. The salesperson earns 25% of the dealership’s gross profit on the car. The gross profit is more than you think.