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Managers in West Virginia

Is West Virginia a good place for you to work as a Manager?

6.4% Jobs Projection
$69,210 Median Salary
350 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Managers Work in West Virginia?

In 2018, there were 1,880 Managers working in the state.

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

Managers in WV vs. the Average State

Job Projections for West Virginia

Jobs for Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 6.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Managers: Nation vs. WV

West Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 350 annual job openings, and 4,850 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 West Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Managers ranged from $18,720 to $153,100 with $69,210 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9 to $73.61. The median hourly rate was $33.27.

The median salary in West Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Managers Earnings: WV vs. National Average

Top West 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
Charleston, WV 630 $19,230
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 260 $103,480
Morgantown, WV 230 $101,300
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 170 $74,370
Wheeling, WV-OH 120 $98,350
Winchester, VA-WV 120 $109,900
Parkersburg-Vienna, WV 110 $110,520
Beckley, WV 80 $19,440
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH 80 $82,820
Cumberland, MD-WV 70 $93,170

Top States for Managers Employment

The table below shows the states 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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