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Sales Manager Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for sales managers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of sales managers among North Carolina areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Sales Managers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,560
25th Percentile Wage
$87,150
50th Percentile Wage
$125,100
75th Percentile Wage
$178,440
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sales managers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $178,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $125,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,560.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.08
25th Percentile Wage
$41.90
50th Percentile Wage
$60.14
75th Percentile Wage
$85.79
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for sales managers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $85.79. The median hourly salary is $60.14. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.08.

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
2016125,1004.22%18.11%
2015119,8203.00%-
2014116,2303.45%-
2013112,2208.71%-
2012102,450--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Sales Managers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sales managers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sales managers in state of North Carolina ranges from $69,920 to $135,770. The highest paying area for sales managers in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $135,770. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Winston-Salem (mean annual salary $135,290). The lowest paying area is Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,920.

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


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