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Sales Manager Salary Information in Knoxville, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of sales managers in Knoxville, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of sales managers in Knoxville is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Sales Managers in Knoxville, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,370
25th Percentile Wage
$70,350
50th Percentile Wage
$97,640
75th Percentile Wage
$135,660
90th Percentile Wage
$175,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sales managers in Knoxville, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $175,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of sales managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$97,640
5.76% 21.19%
2016
$92,020
1.67% -
2015
$90,480
6.23% -
2014
$84,840
-7.00% -
2013
$90,780
15.23% -
2012
$76,950
- -

Table 3. Compare Sales Manager Salary in Knoxville with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $97,640 in Knoxville is in the middle of salary range for sales managers in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of sales managers in Knoxville is 7.6 percent (7.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Memphis and 44.3 percent (44.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$105,640
Chattanooga
$104,660
Johnson City
$104,210
Clarksville
$101,440
Knoxville
$97,640
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$93,730
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$93,700
Jackson
$93,260
Cleveland
$90,730
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$85,190
Morristown
$82,560
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$69,550
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$54,370



See also: Top paying jobs in Knoxville, Tennessee.