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Sales Manager Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Sales Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage
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Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sales managers in the industry sector of information. 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 $196,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $145,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sales managers is $72,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of sales managers in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
1.70% 11.95%
2.77% -
2.62% -
3.14% -
2.33% -
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Compare Sales Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of sales managers in 21 industries in the information 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 other information services industry with an annual salary $161,910. The lowest paying industry is the sound recording industries industry (annual salary $98,870). For detailed sales manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
Other Information Services
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
Motion Picture and Video Industries
Software Publishers
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
Broadcasting (except Internet)
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
Radio and Television Broadcasting
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
Other Telecommunications
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
Satellite Telecommunications
Radio Broadcasting
Television Broadcasting
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
Newspaper Publishers
Sound Recording Industries

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


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