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Sales Manager Salary Information in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of sales managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of sales managers in Durham-Chapel Hill is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Sales Managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,240
25th Percentile Wage
$85,550
50th Percentile Wage
$135,770
75th Percentile Wage
$162,530
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sales managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $162,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $135,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $57,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.52
25th Percentile Wage
$41.13
50th Percentile Wage
$65.27
75th Percentile Wage
$78.14
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for sales managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $78.14. The median hourly salary is $65.27. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.52.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016135,77011.32%11.31%
2015120,400-11.73%-
2014134,5200.94%-
2013133,2509.63%-
2012120,420--

Table 3. Compare Sales Manager Salary in Durham-Chapel Hill with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $135,770, Durham-Chapel Hill is the highest paying city for sales managers in state of North Carolina, followed by Winston-Salem (median annual salary $135,290). In comparison, the median annual salary of sales managers in Durham-Chapel Hill is .4 percent (.4%) higher than that in Winston-Salem.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$135,770
Winston-Salem
$135,290
Greensboro-High Point
$125,530
Raleigh-Cary
$122,240
Rocky Mount
$121,830
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$118,450
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$113,400
Asheville
$102,920
Fayetteville
$102,110
Greenville
$101,170
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$97,460
Jacksonville
$89,640
Wilmington
$88,820
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$88,580
Burlington
$88,110
Goldsboro
$75,320
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$69,920

See also: Top paying jobs in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina.