Sales Manager Jobs

Sales Manager Overview


Sales Managers are not only in charge of the management of a store, they are also in charge of planning the movement and distribution of a product. They do much more than give orders to sales associates. Their jobs entail doing everything from analyzing sales statistics and establishing quotas and goals to setting up training programs for sales associates. They also monitor customer preferences and inventory. Because Sales Managers are responsible for managing a team of people and interacting with the public, they are expected to have good communication skills and be apt decision-makers as well. Similar sales jobs include positions such as retail sales manager.

Sales Manager Education Requirements


Typically, the educational requirement to be a Sales Manager is a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management, Consumer Merchandising Management, Marketing or other related field. Although some individuals work their way up to the position of Sales Manager through experience and with only a high school diploma, in today’s modern world where more value is placed upon education, employers generally prefer candidates who have at least a bachelor’s degree to be Sales Managers. With a bachelor’s degree, candidates may have less than five years of experience to qualify for a position as a Sales Manager.

Sales Manager Job Market


The job market for Sales Manager positions is projected to rise by approximately 8 percent from 2012 through 2022. Statistical data suggests that approximately 106,900 job openings will arise in the Sales Management field each year due to growth of businesses and net replacement. Therefore, obtaining employment in Sales Management seems to be promising for those who are qualified.

Sales Manager Salary


Sales Managers' median percentile earns approximately $105,260. The highest percentile earns as much as $216,300 annually and tends to work in securities and commodity exchanges. Other high-paying industries for Sales Managers include financial investment companies, financial pools, funds and apparel, piece goods and notions merchant wholesalers. The industries that employ the most Sales Managers are the beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverage industries, automobile dealers and wholesale electronic markets.
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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Sales Territory Manager Oak Park, IL; Naperville, IL Full-Time $80,000 - $100,000 Apply Apply Sales Territory Manager Oak Park, IL; Naperville, IL Full-Time $80,000 - $100,000 Apply Job Details Position is 90% remote Located in Chicago, with offices nationwide, we are a leading provider of communication enabl...
Sales Manager, Air Compressors Hartford, CT Kaeser Compressors, Inc., one of the largest and most successful suppliers of air systems, is looking for an individual who has managed sales representatives in an industrial or manufacturing environment to fill the position of Sales Manager in Hartford, Connecticut. The chosen candidate will: Supervise Sales Representatives, review all sales quote logs,...
If you are confident in your abilities and would like the opportunity to try something new we are looking for energetic people with 5+ year’s business ownership or sales experience who would like an opportunity as an Outside Sales Rep with our company. SMS is the largest full-service business development firm serving small to mid-sized businesses in the US. Through the coordinated efforts of our c...
Overview: As a Sales Manager, you will support My Macy's by driving sales and selling with focus on the Macy's customer. All activities related to presenting a clean, neat and organized shopping environment for our customers are under your direction. With training, coaching and development, a team of Associates will grow following your leadership. Key Accountabilities: Sales - Drive and exceed sal...
ENTRY LEVEL SALES / ENTRY LEVEL DIRECT SALES & MARKETING / ENTRY LEVEL MANAGEMENT Please review our website: www.waypointconsultingco.com We might be able to work together if. . . If the only time you look forward to a red light is when you're trying to finish a text. If you think there's no worse feeling than that millisecond you're sure you are going to die after leaning your chair back a little...
The Sales Team Manager reports to the Assistant Store Manager or Store Manager and ensures the uniform execution of the selling function within their store. The Sales Team Manager position is an exempt position. Core Functions Sales & Customer Service * Meets or exceeds area sales goals through the training, coaching and managing of their sales associate staff. Ensure that sales associates underst...
Advertising Distribution Systems is adding to our sales and marketing team in the Columbus, OH market. We are searching for a results-driven outside sales professional with the experience and skill set to provide marketing consultative services to our niche business partners. We offer a wide portfolio of advertising products that starts with our flagship, full color “Community Carry-Out Menu Progr...
Advertising Distribution Systems is adding to our sales and marketing team in the Little Rock, AR market. We are searching for a results-driven outside sales professional with the experience and skill set to provide marketing consultative services to our niche business partners. We offer a wide portfolio of advertising products that starts with our flagship, full color “Community Carry-Out Menu Pr...
Advertising Distribution Systems is adding to our sales and marketing team in the Cleveland, OH market. We are searching for a results-driven outside sales professional with the experience and skill set to provide marketing consultative services to our niche business partners. We offer a wide portfolio of advertising products that starts with our flagship, full color “Community Carry-Out Menu Prog...
Advertising Distribution Systems is adding to our sales and marketing team in the Hartford, CT market. We are searching for a results-driven outside sales professional with the experience and skill set to provide marketing consultative services to our niche business partners. We offer a wide portfolio of advertising products that starts with our flagship, full color “Community Carry-Out Menu Progr...
Advertising Distribution Systems is adding to our sales and marketing team in the Grand Rapids, MI market. We are searching for a results-driven outside sales professional with the experience and skill set to provide marketing consultative services to our niche business partners. We offer a wide portfolio of advertising products that starts with our flagship, full color “Community Carry-Out Menu P...
Advertising Distribution Systems is adding to our sales and marketing team in the Chicago, IL market. We are searching for a results-driven outside sales professional with the experience and skill set to provide marketing consultative services to our niche business partners. We offer a wide portfolio of advertising products that starts with our flagship, full color “Community Carry-Out Menu Progra...
Advertising Distribution Systems is adding to our sales and marketing team in the Nashville, TN market. We are searching for a results-driven outside sales professional with the experience and skill set to provide marketing consultative services to our niche business partners. We offer a wide portfolio of advertising products that starts with our flagship, full color “Community Carry-Out Menu Prog...
Spectrum Financial Group Sales Manager Spectrum Financial Group is an independently owned financial services firm and century old business partner of MassMutual Financial Group (Fortune 100 Company). We are a comprehensive financial planning firm focused on investments, asset management, risk management and estate planning. In the past few years, we have experienced tremendous growth and are looki...
The company: The company provides integrated Wellness, Employee Assistance Programs, and Chronic Care Management Solutions and has experienced rapid growth as a result of an exciting entrepreneurial culture and relentless attention to customer service. The job: The Proposal Manager/Writer will join a team of results-oriented sales and account management professionals to help them meet new sales an...
Advertising Distribution Systems is adding to our sales and marketing team in the Dayton, OH market. We are searching for a results-driven outside sales professional with the experience and skill set to provide marketing consultative services to our niche business partners. We offer a wide portfolio of advertising products that starts with our flagship, full color “Community Carry-Out Menu Program...
Advertising Distribution Systems is adding to our sales and marketing team in the Minneapolis, MN market. We are searching for a results-driven outside sales professional with the experience and skill set to provide marketing consultative services to our niche business partners. We offer a wide portfolio of advertising products that starts with our flagship, full color “Community Carry-Out Menu Pr...
Advertising Distribution Systems is adding to our sales and marketing team in the Philadelphia, PA market. We are searching for a results-driven outside sales professional with the experience and skill set to provide marketing consultative services to our niche business partners. We offer a wide portfolio of advertising products that starts with our flagship, full color “Community Carry-Out Menu P...
Sales Representative / Account Manager / Customer Service JOB DESCRIPTION About Us One of the fastest growing Event Marketing Firms in Pleasanton is looking for Sales Professionals (both entry level and experienced). We offer a sales career that that will lead you to long term professional and financial success. We are looking for outgoing sales professionals, and our industry leading compensation...
Transform Your Tomorrow…Today at Curtiss-Wright At Curtiss-Wright, you have the opportunity to transform the way our customers do business, as well as transform your career. Our entrepreneurial environment provides our employees with excellent experiences that enable them to develop their skills through stretch assignments and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry. At Curtis...

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Sales Career Tools

Sales Manager

Salaries

$31,200.00 - $133,000.00
Typical Salary for Sales Manager
(2185 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
42.1%
Some College Coursework Completed
24.9%
High School
10.4%
Associates
10.2%
Master's
8.7%
(1431 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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