Sales manager

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Common questions about being a Sales Manager

Is being a sales manager considered an in-demand occupation?

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of sales managers is projected to grow by 5 percent from 2018 to 2028.

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If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a sales manager, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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What are the different types of sales managers?

Sales managers can be categorized into:

  • Business to business (B2B) sales managers: Oversee sales from one business to the other, either working for manufacturers that sell to wholesalers, or wholesalers selling to retailers. For instance, a sales manager overseeing wholesale fruit sales to grocery stores.
  • Business to consumer (B2C) sales managers: They work in a retail setting and oversee sales between businesses and individual consumers.
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