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Best states for a Sales Manager

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Are you wondering which place in the United States is the best state for Sales Managers?

Knowing how challenging it is to figure out where to start your career or where to move to advance your career, we decided to bring you a list of best states for Sales Manager jobs.

In fact, our research shows that New York is the best state for Sales Managers in America.

The best city in America for Sales Managers with the highest pay is Saint Paul.

In order to get you the best states for Sales Managers, we looked at our data on jobs and wages -- specifically the average annual wage and the number of available jobs per capita.

Our research put Connecticut at no. 1 on the list of best paying states for Sales Managers. Washington, Wisconsin, and Delaware also ranked high on our list.

The 10 Best States in America For Sales Managers in 2019

  1. New York
  2. Connecticut
  3. Washington
  4. Rhode Island
  5. New Jersey
  6. Nevada
  7. Colorado
  8. Illinois
  9. Michigan
  10. Wisconsin
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  • (590 jobs)
  • (1,417 jobs)
  • (193 jobs)
  • (1,594 jobs)
  • (384 jobs)
  • (1,392 jobs)
  • (2,900 jobs)
  • (1,209 jobs)
  • (799 jobs)

We looked at the most recent data to rank all fifty states from best to worst for Sales Manager jobs.

Check out the complete ranking and a full description of our methodology below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Sales Managers in 2019

1. New York

Total Sales Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,173 $107,845 $74,000 $156,000 1.16
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Manager Jobs in New York

2. Connecticut

Total Sales Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
590 $142,278 $99,000 $204,000 0.89
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Manager Jobs in Connecticut

3. Washington

Total Sales Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,417 $120,974 $85,000 $170,000 0.93
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Manager Jobs in Washington

4. Rhode Island

Total Sales Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
193 $107,286 $70,000 $163,000 1.05
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Manager Jobs in Rhode Island

5. New Jersey

Total Sales Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,594 $110,646 $75,000 $162,000 0.99
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Manager Jobs in New Jersey

6. Nevada

Total Sales Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
384 $104,842 $73,000 $150,000 1.03
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Manager Jobs in Nevada

7. Colorado

Total Sales Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,392 $101,802 $65,000 $159,000 1.14
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Manager Jobs in Colorado

8. Illinois

Total Sales Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,900 $97,655 $70,000 $135,000 1.15
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Manager Jobs in Illinois

9. Michigan

Total Sales Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,209 $111,825 $78,000 $160,000 0.87
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Manager Jobs in Michigan

10. Wisconsin

Total Sales Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
799 $119,262 $77,000 $183,000 0.8
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Manager Jobs in Wisconsin

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Sales Manager

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

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