Marketing & sales managers

Detailed Occupation

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2017 Workforce
907k
Average Age
42.1
Average Salary
$101,612
Average Male Salary
$120,170
Average Female Salary
$79,349

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Marketing & sales managers are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Marketing & sales managers was $101,612 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Marketing & sales managers by wage are Computer network architects (Legacy), Computer hardware engineers, and Computer & information research scientists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Marketing & sales managers are Lake View & Lincoln Park PUMA, IL, Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District PUMA, NY, and North Beach & Chinatown PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Marketing & sales managers are North Beach & Chinatown PUMA, CA, Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District PUMA, NY, and Inner Mission & Castro PUMA, CA.

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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Marketing & sales managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Computer Systems Design is the industry that employs the most Marketing & sales managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Marketing & sales managers, by average wage, is Pipeline transportation. Marketing & sales managers are paid most in Westchester County (Southeast) PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in North Beach & Chinatown PUMA, CA.

Yearly Wage

$101,612
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,359

In 2017, Marketing & sales managers earned an average of $101,612, $45,658 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Computer & information research scientists make somewhat more than Marketing & sales managers while Computer network architects (Legacy) make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Marketing & sales managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.412
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Marketing & sales managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.412, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Marketing & sales managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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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 Marketing & sales managers.

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Industries by Share

907k
2017 Workforce
± 23,314
3.7%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 3.54%

The number of people employed as Marketing & sales managers has been growing at a rate of 3.7%, from 875,138 people in 2016 to 907,499 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Marketing & sales managers employed by various industries. Computer Systems Design employs the largest share of Marketing & sales managers at  5.25%, followed by Management, scientific & technical consulting services with 4.85% and Construction with 2.54%.

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Demographic information on Marketing & sales managers in the US. The average age of male Marketing & sales managers in the workforce is 43.9 and of female Marketing & sales managers is 40, and the most common race/ethnicity for Marketing & sales managers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

495k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 17,243
413k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 15,747

54.5% of Marketing & sales managers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Marketing & sales managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Marketing & sales managers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

79% of Marketing & sales managers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 6.27% of Marketing & sales managers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Marketing & sales managers.

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Age by Sex

43.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.411
40
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.443

The median age of Marketing & sales managers is 42.1, and Male employees are generally 3.83 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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

Majors

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predictive-analysisSkills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Marketing & sales managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Marketing & sales managers need many skills, but most especially Persuasion and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Marketing & sales managers need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, and Persuasion.

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