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Sales Managers in Illinois

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8.2% Jobs Projection
$118,040 Median Salary
2,360 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Sales Managers Work in Illinois?

24,800 people worked as Sales Managers in 2018 in this state.

There were 24,380 Sales Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 420 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Sales Managers in IL Employment Trend

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

Sales Managers in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Sales Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.

Job Projections for Sales Managers: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 2,360 annual job openings, and 26,830 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 Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Sales Managers ranged from $61,630 to $208,000 with $118,040 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $29.63 to $100. The median hourly rate was $56.75.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $54.66 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.09.

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

Sales Managers Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 21,310 $121,220
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,380 $124,550
Peoria, IL 510 $108,660
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 470 $112,940
Rockford, IL 390 $88,980
Champaign-Urbana, IL 220 $83,050
Springfield, IL 210 $121,300
Decatur, IL 120 $106,640
Kankakee, IL 100 $120,560
Carbondale-Marion, IL 80 n/a
Danville, IL 80 $100,710
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 30 $125,680

Top States for Sales Managers Employment

View the list below to see 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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