Sales Managers in Illinois
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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.
The typical state has 3,460 Sales Managers working in it, which means Illinois has more Sales Managers than average.
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%.
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.
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|
|St. Louis, MO-IL||3,380||$124,550|
|Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL||470||$112,940|
|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|
Below are the states where Sales Managers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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