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Sales Managers in Texas

Is Texas a good place for you to work as a Sales Manager?

17.5% Jobs Projection
$128,820 Median Salary
2,380 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Sales Managers Work in Texas?

There were approximately 26,420 workers employed as Sales Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 24,410 Sales Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 2,010 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Sales Managers in TX Employment Trend

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

Sales Managers in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Sales Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 17.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.

Job Projections for Sales Managers: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 2,380 annual job openings, and 25,870 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Sales Managers ranged from $69,840 to $208,000 with $128,820 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $33.58 to $100. The median hourly rate was $61.93.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $62.12 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.19.

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

Sales Managers Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 9,740 $125,890
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 7,630 $136,560
Austin-Round Rock, TX 2,700 $141,670
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,930 $130,930
El Paso, TX 440 $124,430
Midland, TX 250 $128,610
Lubbock, TX 230 $108,160
Corpus Christi, TX 220 $112,870
Tyler, TX 200 $72,590
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 180 $133,070
Waco, TX 180 $108,550
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 170 $121,940
Killeen-Temple, TX 140 $109,700
Longview, TX 140 $129,340
Odessa, TX 140 $122,590
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 130 $110,370
Amarillo, TX 90 $91,020
Laredo, TX 90 $100,520
Abilene, TX 90 $128,440
Texarkana, TX-AR 80 $90,080
Wichita Falls, TX 80 $125,130
San Angelo, TX 70 $107,030
College Station-Bryan, TX 70 $114,350
Victoria, TX 40 $118,790
Sherman-Denison, TX 40 $88,250

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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