• Sales Managers
  • Marketing
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 133,950
    $59,380 range bar $280,800
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately Growing
  • Sales managers direct organizations' sales teams. They set sales goals, analyze data, and develop training programs for organizations sales representatives.

What do they typically do

  • Predict sales and evaluate how profitable certain products and services are
  • Resolve customer complaints about sales and service
  • Assign sales territories and set sales quotas
  • Analyze sales statistics
  • Make plans to attract new customers or clients through direct sales techniques, cold calling, and business-to-business marketing visits
  • Observe customer preferences to decide about the focus of sales efforts
  • Set discount rates or special pricing plans
  • Prepare budgets and approve expenditures

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.6%
Job Opening 700

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