Sales manager earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level sales manager earnings begin at:

$64.77 per hour

$134,726 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level sales manager earnings begin at:

$45.36 per hour

$94,339 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level sales manager earnings begin at:

$30.53 per hour

$63,495 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level sales manager earnings begin at:

$20.55 per hour

$42,736 per year

10th percentile

Starting level sales manager earnings begin at:

$14.39 per hour

$29,925 per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Sales manager salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Wyoming $99,870
Louisiana $99,510
Nebraska $99,510
Nevada $99,510
Kentucky $99,280
California $95,000
West Virginia $94,690
New Mexico $93,300
Idaho $92,200
Alaska $77,890
Mississippi $76,820
Puerto Rico $76,420
Guam $58,760
Virgin Islands, U.S. $49,190
New York $190,290
Delaware $168,490
New Jersey $164,210
Colorado $163,360
Virginia $157,200
Washington $154,590
New Hampshire $150,890
Rhode Island $150,890
Massachusetts $132,020
District of Columbia $129,770
Illinois $128,520
Maryland $128,190
Kansas $127,690
Ohio $127,240
Pennsylvania $127,210
Georgia $127,100
Minnesota $126,630
Missouri $126,240
Connecticut $126,230
Michigan $126,230
Wisconsin $126,230
South Dakota $125,770
Texas $125,770
Arkansas $123,400
North Carolina $121,270
North Dakota $119,680
South Carolina $119,680
Montana $119,400
Tennessee $118,980
Oregon $108,650
Arizona $104,940
Utah $104,520
Florida $104,080
Iowa $103,990
Hawaii $103,030
Alabama $102,570
Indiana $102,040
Vermont $101,200
Oklahoma $101,020
Maine $100,540

How do sales manager salaries compare to similar careers?

Sales managers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than operations managers but more than content managers.

Career Median Salary
Operations manager salary $68K
Fundraising manager salary $69K
Compensation and benefits manager salary $73K
Customer success manager salary $70K
Marketing manager salary $66K
Sales manager salary $63K
Purchasing manager salary $70K
Account manager salary $67K
Entrepreneur salary $50K
Content manager salary $70K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)