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Sales Manager Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Sales Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,590
25th Percentile Wage
$73,250
50th Percentile Wage
$101,100
75th Percentile Wage
$140,860
90th Percentile Wage
$198,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sales managers in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $198,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $101,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sales managers is $55,590.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016101,100-4.41%2.72%
2015105,5605.87%-
201499,360-0.50%-
201399,8601.51%-
201298,350--

Compare Sales Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of sales managers in 16 industries in the educational services 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 educational support services industry with an annual salary $111,220. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges (including private, state, and local government schools) industry (annual salary $74,770). For detailed sales manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Support Services
$111,220
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$111,220
Technical and Trade Schools
$109,820
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$109,820
Educational Services - Privately owned
$106,670
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$104,200
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$103,580
Other Schools and Instruction
$101,460
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$101,460
Educational Services
$101,100
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$97,390
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$89,500
Educational Services - Local government owned
$79,570
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$77,640
Educational Services - State government owned
$75,450
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$74,770

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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