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11.2% Jobs Projection
$130,590 Median Salary
3,450 Job Openings

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 is projecting 3,450 annual Managers job openings in Virginia, and 45,650 total jobs in the year 2026.

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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 38,960 $137,500
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 1,780 $114,270
Richmond, VA 1,580 $112,710
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 400 $75,050
Charlottesville, VA 330 $120,300
Roanoke, VA 190 $95,980
Lynchburg, VA 160 $80,280
Winchester, VA-WV 120 $109,900
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA 90 n/a
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 90 $94,830
Harrisonburg, VA 80 n/a

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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