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Sales Managers in California

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9.6% Jobs Projection
$116,020 Median Salary
7,100 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Sales Managers Work in California?

In 2018, there were 76,950 Sales Managers working in the state.

There were 73,110 Sales Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 3,840 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Sales Managers in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 3,460 Sales Managers working in it, which means California has more Sales Managers than average.

Sales Managers in CA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for California

Jobs for Sales Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.

Job Projections for Sales Managers: Nation vs. CA

California Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 7,100 annual job openings, and 80,200 total jobs in 2026 for Sales Managers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 36,300 annual jobs and 414,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Sales Managers Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Sales Managers ranged from $47,990 to $208,000 with $116,020 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.07 to $100. The median hourly rate was $55.78.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $53.72 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.06.

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

Sales Managers Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California Metros for Sales Managers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 29,620 $109,200
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 12,570 $141,410
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 7,800 $157,870
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 6,240 $101,690
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 5,480 $90,520
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 3,290 $107,120
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 1,500 $99,100
Fresno, CA 1,240 $96,240
Santa Rosa, CA 910 $112,800
Bakersfield, CA 750 $84,080
Modesto, CA 650 $85,220
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 650 $112,060
Salinas, CA 550 $66,480
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 460 $56,500
Napa, CA 450 $118,420
Visalia-Porterville, CA 410 $86,370
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA 370 $90,090
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 300 $77,190
Chico, CA 260 $58,170
Merced, CA 230 $112,690
Redding, CA 230 $82,210
Madera, CA 130 $80,490
El Centro, CA 130 $75,380
Yuba City, CA 120 $92,430
Hanford-Corcoran, CA 80 $68,100

Top States for Sales Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Sales Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 76,950 $116,020
Texas 26,420 $128,820
Illinois 24,800 $118,040
New York 23,120 $180,360
Florida 20,060 $107,620
Massachusetts 16,600 $130,900
Georgia 14,890 $128,700
New Jersey 13,890 $149,770
Minnesota 11,120 $118,490
Ohio 10,740 $121,120
Arizona 10,710 $102,340
Michigan 8,640 $131,210
Pennsylvania 8,300 $141,240
Washington 7,340 $128,490
Connecticut 6,850 $132,100
Tennessee 6,810 $97,650
North Carolina 6,790 $131,600
Maryland 6,170 $129,510
Oregon 5,840 $112,250
Virginia 5,790 $160,640

Below are the states where Sales Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $180,360
Delaware $161,000
Virginia $160,640
Rhode Island $150,250
New Jersey $149,770
Colorado $145,520
New Hampshire $142,020
Pennsylvania $141,240
Connecticut $132,100
North Carolina $131,600

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