H3
 
High Wage. High Demand. High Skill.

Sales Managers

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.

Overview

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Requirements

Required Education
Bachelor's degree
Required Work Experience
Less than 5 years
Job Training
None

Data

Comparisons

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Area/RegionEmployment 2016Employment 2026Percent ChangeAnnual OpeningsAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual WageH3High WageHigh SkillHigh Demand
Nebraska
2,165
2,396
10.67%
213
$53.19
$110,628
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Omaha Consortium
1,288
1,430
11.02%
127
$55.50
$115,444
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Lincoln MSA
281
331
17.79%
31
$58.77
$122,239
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Grand Island MSA
69
74
7.25%
6
$54.20
$112,740
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Central
136
151
11.03%
14
$44.72
$93,017
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Mid-Plains
88
95
7.95%
9
$40.97
$85,220
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Northeast
121
132
9.09%
12
$51.08
$106,248
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Panhandle
101
105
3.96%
8
$46.64
$97,007
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Sandhills
16
16
0%
1
N/A
N/A
High Skill Job
Southeast
71
75
5.63%
6
$49.34
$102,645
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
N/A: Data is not available due to confidentiality.
Wages from Occupational Employment Statistics, 4th Quarter 2017. Annual openings from 2016-2026 Long-term Occupational Projections.
Career Cluster information from Nebraska Department of Education.
Produced by the Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information.