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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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 6,110108$72.27/hr$38.08/hr$49.93/hr$64.58/hr$85.34/hr>$100/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Construction90$76.52/hr
Manufacturing1,770$64.31/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities4,010$51.95/hr
Information430$65.98/hr
Financial Activities800$76.31/hr
Professional and Business Services1,510$85.21/hr
Education and Health Services60$64.35/hr
Leisure and Hospitality140$39.56/hr
Other Services70$40.82/hr
Public Administration10$60.60/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 40$45.69/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 60$49.52/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 110$49.73/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 120$55.34/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 200$50.96/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 220$49.75/hr0.0%
Southwest Balance of State 220$49.75/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 260$60.54/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 260$49.93/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 260$52.10/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 290$52.23/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 340$50.33/hr3.1%
Northwest Balance of State 410$48.39/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 470$48.39/hr2.4%
Southeast Minnesota 500$50.06/hr0.7%
Central Minnesota 590$50.75/hr3.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 6,110$64.58/hr3.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 6,440$64.43/hrN/A
Minnesota 8,900$64.04/hr3.6%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Marketing Managers 7,220$77.06/hr5.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 3,200$41.16/hr-3.3%
Purchasing Managers 1,560$64.38/hr4.9%
Advertising and Promotions Managers 180$60.61/hr7.1%
Chief Executives 6,330$91.34/hr-8.1%
Fundraisers 2,220$31.29/hr7.8%
Training and Development Managers 810$52.10/hr7.8%
Advertising Sales Agents 1,690$25.35/hr-2.8%
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 7,530$40.46/hr6.7%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 2,100$47.88/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.