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Sales Managers in North Carolina

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11.3% Jobs Projection
$131,600 Median Salary
700 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Sales Managers Work in North Carolina?

In North Carolina, there were 6,790 people working as Sales Managers in the year 2018.

There were 6,710 Sales Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Sales Managers in NC Employment Trend

The typical state has 3,460 Sales Managers working in it, which means North Carolina has more Sales Managers than average.

Sales Managers in NC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Sales Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.

Job Projections for Sales Managers: Nation vs. NC

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 700 annual job openings, and 7,790 total jobs in 2026 for Sales Managers in this state.

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

What do Sales Managers Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Sales Managers ranged from $65,500 to $208,000 with $131,600 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $31.49 to $100. The median hourly rate was $63.27.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $61.18 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.09.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Sales Managers Earnings: NC vs. National Average

Top North Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 3,030 $135,130
Raleigh, NC 1,130 $129,720
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 960 $113,690
Greensboro-High Point, NC 740 $141,530
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 410 $158,860
Winston-Salem, NC 310 $150,480
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 270 $94,090
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 180 $103,160
Wilmington, NC 160 $84,450
Asheville, NC 120 $114,790
Fayetteville, NC 90 $78,170
Greenville, NC 50 $112,860
Burlington, NC 50 $83,840
Goldsboro, NC 30 $91,840

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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