Sales managers

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Total Workforce

447k

Average Age

44.5

Average Salary

$118,367

Average Male Salary

$133,242

Average Female Salary

$88,890

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Sales managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Computer Systems Design is the industry that employs the most Sales managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Sales managers, by average wage, is Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers. Sales managers are paid most in Denver City (South Central) PUMA, CO but are relatively concentrated in Denver City (Northwest) PUMA, CO.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$118,367

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,742

In 2018, Sales managers earned an average of $118,367, $64,479 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Computer & information systems managers make somewhat more than Sales managers while Physician assistants make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Sales managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.389

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Sales managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.389, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Sales managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Sales managers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Sales managers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Sales managers, by number of employees, are Computer Systems Design, Construction, and Restaurants & Food Services.

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Industries by Share

447k

2018 Workforce

± 16,391

This graphic shows the share of Sales managers employed by various industries. Computer Systems Design employs the largest share of Sales managers at  5.98%, followed by Construction with 4.1% and Restaurants & Food Services with 3.75%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Sales managers in the US. The average age of male Sales managers in the workforce is 45.7 and of female Sales managers is 41.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Sales managers is White.

Gender Composition

297k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 13,369

150k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 9,502

66.5% of Sales managers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Sales managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Sales managers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

86.1% of Sales managers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 5.37% of Sales managers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Sales managers.

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Age by Gender

45.7

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.518

41.9

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.753

The median age of Sales managers is 44.5, and Male employees are generally 3.82 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Sales managers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Sales managers is Business but a relatively high number of Sales managers hold a major in Business.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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