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Sales Manager Salary in the Industry of Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities

The salary statistics and trend of sales managers in the industry of research and development in the social sciences and humanities are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare sales manager salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$77,040
25th Percentile Wage
$104,450
50th Percentile Wage
$140,400
75th Percentile Wage
$199,630
90th Percentile Wage
$165,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for sales managers in the industry of research and development in the social sciences and humanities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) sales managers is $165,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $140,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent sales managers is $77,040.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of sales managers in the industry of Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016140,4004.06%11.88%
2015134,700-1.17%-
2014136,2701.97%-
2013133,5807.38%-
2012123,720--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37.04
25th Percentile Wage
$50.22
50th Percentile Wage
$67.50
75th Percentile Wage
$95.98
90th Percentile Wage
$79.73

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for sales managers in the industry of research and development in the social sciences and humanities. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) sales managers is $79.73. The median hourly salary is $67.50. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37.04.

Table 3. Compare Sales Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of sales managers in 15 industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of sales managers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Legal Services
$185,440
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$154,440
Scientific Research and Development Services
$153,920
Specialized Design Services
$148,910
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$146,540
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$144,150
Engineering Services
$143,440
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$141,320
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$140,400
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$136,620
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$136,490
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$124,800
Testing Laboratories
$123,880
Photographic Services
$123,610
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$115,430

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