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Sales Managers in Washington

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21.2% Jobs Projection
$128,490 Median Salary
940 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Sales Managers Work in Washington?

There were approximately 7,340 workers employed as Sales Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 7,760 Sales Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 420 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Sales Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 21.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.


Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 940 annual Sales Managers job openings in Washington, and 9,990 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Sales Managers Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Sales Managers ranged from $69,370 to $208,000 with $128,490 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $33.35 to $100. The median hourly rate was $61.77.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $58.21 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $3.56.

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


Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 5,340 $137,250
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 4,720 $116,360
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 480 $113,760
Bellingham, WA 170 $112,350
Kennewick-Richland, WA 170 $93,700
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 140 $100,450
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 120 $138,900
Yakima, WA 80 $117,130
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 80 $100,450
Wenatchee, WA 80 $108,980
Longview, WA 50 $109,520
Lewiston, ID-WA 40 $63,720

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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