Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

11-2022 Sales Managers



Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 550113$48.48/hr$25.88/hr$33.90/hr$41.91/hr$57.58/hr$75.72/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/A$47.29/hr
Construction140$50.92/hr
Manufacturing1,980$62.52/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities4,030$50.86/hr
Information690$58.25/hr
Financial Activities1,290$65.98/hr
Professional and Business Services2,640$65.07/hr
Education and Health Services80$57.86/hr
Leisure and Hospitality130$41.32/hr
Other Services100$43.85/hr
Public Administration50$37.68/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 60$52.48/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 60$63.52/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 70$39.90/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 130$49.37/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 200$57.91/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 240$49.25/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 270$41.85/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 300$42.89/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 330$41.97/hr-2.6%
St Cloud MN MSA 370$50.23/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 410$47.02/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 450$40.76/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 450$46.08/hr1.6%
Southeast Minnesota 520$50.88/hr6.3%
Northwest Minnesota 550$41.91/hr9.0%
Central Minnesota 930$48.18/hr11.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 8,510$61.66/hr5.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 8,800$61.27/hrN/A
Minnesota 11,120$58.06/hr6.1%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 3,360$37.82/hr5.4%
Marketing Managers 8,390$64.19/hr8.3%
Purchasing Managers 2,140$54.84/hr6.8%
Advertising and Promotions Managers 490$57.82/hr7.3%
Logisticians 3,020$34.78/hr9.6%
Managers, All Other 9,350$58.02/hrN/A
Public Relations Managers 1,880$51.31/hr8.9%
Financial Managers 15,610$59.40/hr16.8%
Fundraisers 1,740$27.83/hr11.0%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 24,660$32.24/hr7.9%


  • Resolve customer complaints regarding sales and service.
  • Direct clerical staff to keep records of export correspondence, bid requests, and credit collections, and to maintain current information on tariffs, licenses, and restrictions.
  • Oversee regional and local sales managers and their staffs.
  • Oversee regional and local sales managers and their staffs.
  • Direct and coordinate activities involving sales of manufactured products, services, commodities, real estate or other subjects of sale.
  • Direct, coordinate, and review activities in sales and service accounting and record-keeping, and in receiving and shipping operations.
  • Direct and coordinate activities involving sales of manufactured products, services, commodities, real estate or other subjects of sale.
  • Determine price schedules and discount rates.
  • Advise dealers and distributors on policies and operating procedures to ensure functional effectiveness of business.
  • Resolve customer complaints regarding sales and service.