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The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) groups account managers into the categories of advertising, promotions and marketing managers or sales managers. The BLS projects positions for advertising, promotions and marketing managers to grow at a rate of about 8% and for sales managers to grow at a rate of about 5% between 2018 and 2028.
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Most account manager positions prefer candidates who have a minimum of a bachelor's degree. However, some employers will hire candidates who have a high school diploma or GED and relevant sales experience.