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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.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
112022  Sales Managers 13,710 14,249 539 3.93 % 378 54 324 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,590  19 % 2,870  20 % 280  11 % $177,950
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,590  19 % 2,870  20 % 280  11 % $177,950
Wholesale Trade    2,190  16 % 2,270  16 % 80  3 % $148,610
Information    1,230  9 % 1,270  9 % 40  4 % $164,170
Finance and Insurance    990  7 % 1,020  7 % 30  3 % $159,370
Management of Companies and Enterprises    930  7 % 970  7 % 40  4 % $148,850
Management of Companies and Enterprises    930  7 % 970  7 % 40  4 % $148,850
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    840  6 % 900  6 % 60  7 % $158,830
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    820  6 % 800  6 % -20  -1 % $139,280
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    810  6 % 880  6 % 70  9 % $130,910
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    640  5 % 640  5 % 0  1 % $165,510
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    540  4 % 570  4 % 30  5 % $147,990
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    520  4 % 470  3 % -50  -10 % $144,670
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    510  4 % 520  4 % 10  2 % $147,660
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    500  4 % 530  4 % 30  6 % $125,320
Administrative and Support Services    450  3 % 480  3 % 30  6 % $127,400
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    250  2 % 250  2 % 0  1 % $181,680
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    240  2 % 240  2 % 0  0 % $126,760
Other Information Services    230  2 % 260  2 % 30  9 % $153,770
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    220  2 % 210  1 % -10  -5 % $153,580
Machinery Manufacturing    180  1 % 160  1 % -20  -13 % $133,170
Telecommunications    170  1 % 180  1 % 10  6 % $171,470
Construction    150  1 % 160  1 % 10  6 % $145,790
Food Manufacturing    150  1 % 160  1 % 10  4 % $147,100
Chemical Manufacturing    150  1 % 150  1 % 0  1 % $148,430
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    140  1 % 150  1 % 10  1 % $144,840
Food and Beverage Stores    120  1 % 120  1 % 0  4 % $94,390
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    110  1 % 110  1 % 0  0 % $131,150
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