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 40062$52.79/hr$31.22/hr$36.77/hr$46.72/hr$61.63/hr$78.53/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Construction180$52.65/hr
Manufacturing1,880$63.43/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities4,180$48.50/hr
Information610$63.40/hr
Financial Activities1,130$72.66/hr
Professional and Business Services2,380$71.30/hr
Education and Health Services70$58.69/hr
Leisure and Hospitality120$40.85/hr
Other Services120$42.41/hr
Public Administration30$40.04/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 60$53.75/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 60$52.48/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 90$58.04/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 120$48.30/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 200$55.99/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 230$43.84/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 270$40.47/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 280$54.02/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 280$55.38/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 300$41.37/hr-2.6%
Northwest Balance of State 310$45.57/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 380$45.43/hr1.6%
Northwest Minnesota 400$46.72/hr9.0%
Southeast Balance of State 480$45.94/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 590$48.50/hr6.3%
Central Minnesota 850$49.73/hr11.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 8,300$63.06/hr5.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 8,630$62.56/hrN/A
Minnesota 10,700$59.21/hr6.1%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 3,470$39.36/hr5.4%
Marketing Managers 8,350$65.97/hr8.3%
Purchasing Managers 2,050$56.89/hr6.8%
Advertising and Promotions Managers 390$56.30/hr7.3%
Logisticians 3,280$35.22/hr9.6%
Financial Managers 15,750$60.42/hr16.8%
Fundraisers 1,990$27.64/hr11.0%
Training and Development Managers 1,100$51.83/hr9.2%
Advertising Sales Agents 2,500$22.82/hr-4.5%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 5,830$35.24/hr4.4%


  • 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.