Information About Sales Managers

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Training

Sales managers need bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience.

Degrees for Sales managers
Training for Sales Managers
Percent
Less than High School 1.0
High School 9.1
Some College 17.6
Associates Degree 6.7
Bachelors Degree 47.7
Masters Degree 16.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.4

Employment

Represents about 346,000 people in the United States- 4.2% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 51,000 more sales managers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 126,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, sales managers make $56.18 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Sales managers $24.80 $33.50 $48.80 $70.30 $high
Management $21.90 $31.30 $44.60 $64.20 $high
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, sales managers make $116,860 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Sales managers $51,760 $69,860 $101,640 $146,330 $high
Management $45,720 $65,100 $92,880 $133,610 $high
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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