Sales Manager

Career Overview

Sales managers direct organizations' sales teams. They set sales goals, analyze data, and develop training programs for organizations’ sales representatives.

Education

Sales managers are typically required to have a bachelor’s degree, although some positions may only require a high school diploma. Courses in business law, management, economics, accounting, finance, mathematics, marketing, and statistics are advantageous.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
Median:
High End:
$58,940 /yr
$124,220 /yr
$208,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Psychology
  • Business
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Hospitality
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing
References
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada