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Sales Manager Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of sales managers in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare sales manager salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Sales Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,270
25th Percentile Wage
$94,800
50th Percentile Wage
$127,000
75th Percentile Wage
$164,190
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sales managers in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) sales managers is $164,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $127,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sales managers is $67,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of sales managers in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016127,0003.00%10.28%
2015123,1902.57%-
2014120,0202.31%-
2013117,2502.81%-
2012113,950--

Compare Sales Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of sales managers in three industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for sales manager occupations is the electric power generation, transmission and distribution industry with an annual salary $131,010. The lowest paying industry is the natural gas distribution industry (annual salary $125,740). For detailed sales manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$131,010
Utilities
$127,000
Natural Gas Distribution
$125,740

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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