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Managers in Alabama

Considering a career as a Manager in Alabama?

5.6% Jobs Projection
$101,560 Median Salary
400 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Managers Work in Alabama?

In Alabama, there were 2,110 people working as Managers in the year 2018.

There were 2,080 Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Managers in AL Employment Trend

The typical state has 5,175 Managers working in it, which means Alabama has fewer Managers than average.

Managers in AL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Alabama

Jobs for Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Managers: Nation vs. AL

Alabama Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 400 annual job openings, and 5,470 total jobs in 2026 for Managers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 79,200 annual jobs and 1,071,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Managers Make in Alabama?

In 2018 wages for Managers ranged from $50,850 to $158,830 with $101,560 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.45 to $76.36. The median hourly rate was $48.83.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $47.71 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.12.

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

Managers Earnings: AL vs. National Average

Top Alabama Metros for Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 550 $100,330
Huntsville, AL 500 $123,530
Montgomery, AL 420 $94,310
Columbus, GA-AL 310 $74,430
Mobile, AL 90 $89,900
Auburn-Opelika, AL 60 $112,640
Dothan, AL 50 $106,100
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 40 $69,370
Tuscaloosa, AL 40 $87,640
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 30 $64,630

Top States for Managers Employment

View the list below to see where most Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 66,300 $129,300
Florida 23,160 $90,740
Texas 20,710 $113,510
District of Columbia 19,910 $141,320
New Jersey 18,370 $127,510
Virginia 17,280 $130,590
New York 16,600 $109,910
Georgia 14,480 $109,920
Tennessee 14,480 $74,130
Maryland 14,450 $119,900
Ohio 14,410 $97,600
Wisconsin 12,400 $75,630
North Carolina 11,990 $113,560
Washington 11,280 $116,700
Pennsylvania 11,060 $116,820
Louisiana 9,790 $79,900
Minnesota 9,350 $118,410
Colorado 8,940 $127,750
Massachusetts 8,660 $120,100
Arizona 8,520 $98,540

Below are the states where Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $141,320
Virginia $130,590
California $129,300
Colorado $127,750
New Jersey $127,510
Delaware $124,710
Massachusetts $120,100
Maryland $119,900
New Hampshire $118,520
Minnesota $118,410


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