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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 Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 43024$63.85/hr$30.84/hr$43.54/hr$54.62/hr$77.48/hr>$100/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Construction160$51.40/hr
Manufacturing1,830$71.97/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities3,700$62.24/hr
Information520$62.71/hr
Financial Activities1,230$75.24/hr
Professional and Business Services1,840$88.68/hr
Education and Health Services80$55.53/hr
Leisure and Hospitality260$41.72/hr
Other Services100$42.11/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$50.37/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 60$61.69/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 110$56.66/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 130$64.97/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 200$61.70/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 220$59.99/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 240$59.41/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 250$52.18/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 270$52.18/hr0.0%
Southeast Balance of State 280$54.15/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 300$61.31/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 340$56.03/hr3.1%
Northwest Balance of State 370$54.15/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 420$59.09/hr0.7%
Northwest Minnesota 430$54.62/hr2.4%
Central Minnesota 650$61.55/hr3.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 7,030$70.14/hr3.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 7,390$70.01/hrN/A
Minnesota 9,740$66.13/hr3.6%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Marketing Managers 8,570$80.86/hr5.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 2,720$39.24/hr-3.3%
Purchasing Managers 1,310$68.84/hr4.9%
Advertising and Promotions Managers 110$56.83/hr7.1%
Chief Executives 6,680$94.67/hr-8.1%
Fundraisers 2,510$33.78/hr7.8%
Training and Development Managers 700$56.39/hr7.8%
Advertising Sales Agents 1,850$30.23/hr-2.8%
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 7,830$36.43/hr6.7%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 1,860$50.65/hr2.2%


  • 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.
  • Confer with potential customers regarding equipment needs and advise customers on types of equipment to purchase.
  • 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.