Training Requirements for Sales Managers

Sales managers need a bachelor's degree and less than 5 years experience.

Degrees for Sales managers
Percent
Less than High School 0.9
High School 7.8
Some College 15.3
Associates Degree 6.6
Bachelors Degree 50.8
Masters Degree 16.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.7

Employment Outlook for Sales Managers

This represents about 376,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 19,000 more sales managers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 108,000 more.

Typical Income for Sales Managers

Hourly Income

On average,sales managers make $64.95 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Sales managers $26.82 $38.18 $56.71 $80.91 $high
Management occupations $22.76 $32.99 $48.46 $70.72 $high
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers $28.10 $39.82 $57.89 $81.30 $high
Marketing and sales managers $28.50 $40.52 $59.10 $82.88 $high
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, sales managers make $135,090 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Sales managers $55,790 $79,420 $117,960 $168,300 $high
Management occupations $47,330 $68,630 $100,790 $147,090 $high
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers $58,450 $82,820 $120,420 $169,110 $high
Marketing and sales managers $59,280 $84,270 $122,930 $172,390 $high
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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