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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
$70,700
25th Percentile Wage
$101,510
50th Percentile Wage
$143,090
75th Percentile Wage
$194,640
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

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 $194,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $143,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sales managers is $70,700.

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 information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016143,0902.77%10.43%
2015139,1302.62%-
2014135,4803.14%-
2013131,2302.33%-
2012128,170--

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 $161,870. The lowest paying industry is the sound recording industries industry (annual salary $93,850). For detailed sales manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
$161,870
Other Information Services
$161,870
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$157,740
Software Publishers
$150,870
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$148,830
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$144,800
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$143,880
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$143,880
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$142,040
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$140,250
Other Telecommunications
$140,090
Telecommunications
$139,810
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$139,290
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$137,990
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$137,780
Satellite Telecommunications
$131,020
Radio Broadcasting
$125,850
Television Broadcasting
$124,910
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$120,690
Newspaper Publishers
$100,500
Sound Recording Industries
$93,850

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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