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Sales Managers in Pennsylvania

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6.5% Jobs Projection
$141,240 Median Salary
870 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Sales Managers Work in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, there were 8,300 people working as Sales Managers in the year 2018.

There were 7,940 Sales Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 360 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Sales Managers in PA Employment Trend

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

Sales Managers in PA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Sales Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 6.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.

Job Projections for Sales Managers: Nation vs. PA

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 870 annual job openings, and a total of 10,010 jobs for Pennsylvania Sales Managers in 2026.

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

What do Sales Managers Make in Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Sales Managers ranged from $71,510 to $208,000 with $141,240 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $34.38 to $100. The median hourly rate was $67.9.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $67.13 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.77.

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

Sales Managers Earnings: PA vs. National Average

Top Pennsylvania 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 York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 29,660 $176,700
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5,930 $149,620
Pittsburgh, PA 1,610 $129,490
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 540 $139,780
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 400 $116,090
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 370 $99,190
Reading, PA 370 $120,130
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 270 $120,200
Lancaster, PA 260 $128,310
York-Hanover, PA 250 $138,580
Erie, PA 90 $121,140
East Stroudsburg, PA 80 $92,230
Altoona, PA 60 n/a
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA 50 n/a
State College, PA 50 $144,880
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA 40 $143,140
Williamsport, PA 40 $113,250
Lebanon, PA 30 $118,800

Top States for Sales Managers Employment

View the list below to see 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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