Managers in Virginia
Is Virginia a good place for you to work as a Manager?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Managers in Virginia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Managers in Virginia is growing faster than average.
Managers in Virginia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Managers Work in Virginia?
In Virginia, there were 17,280 people working as Managers in the year 2018.
There were 16,740 Managers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 540 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 5,175 Managers working in it, which means Virginia has more Managers than average.
Job Projections for Virginia
Jobs for Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.
Virginia Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 3,450 annual job openings, and 45,650 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 Virginia?
In 2018 wages for Managers ranged from $81,520 to $179,550 with $130,590 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $39.19 to $86.32. The median hourly rate was $62.78.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $61.11 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.67.
The median salary in Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Virginia Metros for Managers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Managers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC||1,780||$114,270|
Top States for Managers Employment
View the list below to see where most Managers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||19,910||$141,320|
Below are the states where Managers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$141,320|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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