Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Sales Managers (11-2022)

Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 808 846 4.7 17 57 78
United States 405700 426300 0.0 8500 28400 39000
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 70.95 30.37 43.14 63.60 89.04 *
Alaska 42.12 21.51 28.23 38.06 49.77 66.87
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 40.70 21.00 26.70 37.12 48.76 64.44
Fairbanks North Star Borough 47.06 31.18 35.34 43.05 60.07 74.60
Balance of State 49.27 25.77 29.80 43.17 52.22 72.91

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.