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Sales Managers in Louisiana

Want to work in Louisiana as a Sales Manager? Read this first!

10.7% Jobs Projection
$88,200 Median Salary
360 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Sales Managers in Louisiana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Sales Managers in Louisiana is growing faster than average.

  • Sales Managers in Louisiana earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Sales Managers Work in Louisiana?

2,800 people worked as Sales Managers in 2018 in this state.

There were 3,020 Sales Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Sales Managers in LA Employment Trend

The typical state has 3,460 Sales Managers working in it, which means Louisiana has fewer Sales Managers than average.

Sales Managers in LA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Sales Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 10.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.

Job Projections for Sales Managers: Nation vs. LA

Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 360 annual Sales Managers job openings in Louisiana, and 4,050 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 36,300 annual jobs and 414,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Sales Managers Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Sales Managers ranged from $54,330 to $182,260 with $88,200 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.12 to $87.62. The median hourly rate was $42.4.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $42.64 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.24.

The median salary in Louisiana is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Sales Managers Earnings: LA vs. National Average

Top Louisiana Metros for Sales Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Sales Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 960 $97,170
Baton Rouge, LA 580 $93,170
Lafayette, LA 380 $79,180
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 240 $77,820
Lake Charles, LA 140 $78,230
Monroe, LA 110 $89,160
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 80 $82,150
Alexandria, LA 80 $88,890
Hammond, LA 50 $87,120

Top States for Sales Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Sales Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 76,950 $116,020
Texas 26,420 $128,820
Illinois 24,800 $118,040
New York 23,120 $180,360
Florida 20,060 $107,620
Massachusetts 16,600 $130,900
Georgia 14,890 $128,700
New Jersey 13,890 $149,770
Minnesota 11,120 $118,490
Ohio 10,740 $121,120
Arizona 10,710 $102,340
Michigan 8,640 $131,210
Pennsylvania 8,300 $141,240
Washington 7,340 $128,490
Connecticut 6,850 $132,100
Tennessee 6,810 $97,650
North Carolina 6,790 $131,600
Maryland 6,170 $129,510
Oregon 5,840 $112,250
Virginia 5,790 $160,640

Below are the states where Sales Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $180,360
Delaware $161,000
Virginia $160,640
Rhode Island $150,250
New Jersey $149,770
Colorado $145,520
New Hampshire $142,020
Pennsylvania $141,240
Connecticut $132,100
North Carolina $131,600

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