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Sales Managers

in Massachusetts

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.

Occupation Projection for Sales Managers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
112022  Sales Managers 16,422 17,603 1,181 7.19 % 386 1,033 118 1,537 Bachelor's degree 

Sales Managers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    3,390  21 % 3,970  23 % 580  17 % $181,670
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    3,390  21 % 3,970  23 % 580  17 % $181,670
Wholesale Trade    2,740  17 % 2,890  16 % 150  5 % $146,750
Finance and Insurance    1,790  11 % 1,860  11 % 70  4 % $162,790
Information    1,420  9 % 1,440  8 % 20  1 % $145,700
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    1,140  7 % 1,280  7 % 140  13 % $123,560
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    1,140  7 % 1,180  7 % 40  3 % $141,430
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    1,090  7 % 1,160  7 % 70  7 % $151,000
Management of Companies and Enterprises    920  6 % 990  6 % 70  8 % $158,320
Management of Companies and Enterprises    920  6 % 990  6 % 70  8 % $158,320
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    770  5 % 730  4 % -40  -6 % $146,450
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    720  4 % 670  4 % -50  -8 % $148,450
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities    690  4 % 730  4 % 40  6 % $158,050
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    690  4 % 720  4 % 30  5 % $151,790
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    500  3 % 540  3 % 40  7 % $148,550
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    500  3 % 540  3 % 40  8 % $140,570
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    420  3 % 410  2 % -10  -2 % $185,920
Other Information Services    300  2 % 330  2 % 30  10 % $146,110
Food and Beverage Stores    280  2 % 300  2 % 20  6 % $118,120
Accommodation and Food Services    280  2 % 290  2 % 10  5 % $136,590
Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels    190  1 % 200  1 % 10  3 % $155,940
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    180  1 % 180  1 % 0  1 % $164,530
Data Processing, Hosting and Related Services    170  1 % 200  1 % 30  14 % $132,020
Construction    160  1 % 180  1 % 20  13 % $153,400
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    150  1 % 160  1 % 10  3 % $150,340
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    140  1 % 140  1 % 0  0 % $120,910
Nonstore Retailers    140  1 % 160  1 % 20  15 % $149,580
Real Estate    130  1 % 130  1 % 0  3 % $157,220
Telecommunications    120  1 % 130  1 % 10  4 % $145,810
Machinery Manufacturing    110  1 % 110  1 % 0  -2 % $134,740
Food Manufacturing    110  1 % 120  1 % 10  10 % $142,080
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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