Sales Managers


Direct 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.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. New And Used Car Dealers
  2. Hotels And Motels
  3. Paper And Paper Products
  4. Groceries And Related Products
  5. Telephone Communication

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 7,670 37.95 19.85 46.99 78,930 41,290 97,740
Joplin MSA 140 30.66 16.77 37.61 63,780 34,890 78,220
Columbia MSA 130 30.55 18.02 36.82 63,550 37,490 76,580
St Joseph MSA 70 31.25 14.89 39.43 65,000 30,960 82,020
Springfield MSA 440 35.41 19.25 43.48 73,640 40,040 90,440
St Louis MSA 4,560 39.87 20.54 49.53 82,930 42,720 103,030
Kansas City* 1,600 38.09 21.99 46.14 79,224 45,733 95,969
Central Region* 330 29.50 16.98 35.76 61,365 35,320 74,387
Northeast Region* 110 24.16 8.39 32.04 50,248 17,442 66,651
Northwest Region* 100 31.33 15.66 39.17 65,176 32,575 81,477
Ozark Region* 530 34.66 18.13 42.92 72,083 37,701 89,274
South Central Region* 60 22.16 15.50 25.49 46,097 32,241 53,025
Southeast Region* 240 30.38 17.66 36.74 63,190 36,731 76,419
Southwest Region* 190 30.03 17.00 36.54 62,454 35,359 76,002
St. Charles* 310 49.22 26.61 60.52 102,375 55,359 125,883
St. Louis City* 1,000 39.27 20.42 48.70 81,690 42,474 101,298
St. Louis County* 2,790 39.71 20.45 49.34 82,588 42,527 102,618
West Central Region* 140 32.11 19.84 38.24 66,783 41,277 79,536
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 90 40.31 21.94 49.50 83,845 45,633 102,951

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 7,290 9,110 1,820 24.97 287 Outstanding
Kansas City MSA 3,340 4,220 880 26.35 136 Outstanding
St Louis MSA 4,190 5,010 820 19.57 142 Outstanding
Central Region* 370 450 80 21.62 13 Great
Northeast Region* 100 130 30 30.00 3 Good
Northwest Region* 130 160 30 23.08 2 Good
Ozark Region* 380 480 100 26.32 16 Outstanding
South Central Region* 80 90 10 12.50 2 Good
Southeast Region* 180 210 30 16.67 6 Good
Southwest Region* 180 220 40 22.22 7 Outstanding
West Central Region* 100 120 20 20.00 4 Good

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This profession generally requires Work experience, plus bachelor's or higher degree in one of the following
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management (NEW)
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Marketing, Other