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Northwest Workforce Development Area (1Q 2020)
All Industry
Estimated employment770
Mean wage$74.55
Entry wage$37.94
10th percentile wage$33.11
50th percentile wage$64.96
90th percentile wageN/A
Top Employing Industries
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities28036.8%
Professional and Business Services17021.7%
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Financial Activities$73.78
Professional and Business Services170$66.47
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities280$65.91
Sales Managers (11-2022)
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$64.96 $56.32  $8.64
2019$62.83+3.4%$54.47 +3.4%$8.36
2018$61.21+2.6%$53.07 +2.6%$8.14
2017$59.78+2.4%$51.83 +2.4%$7.95
2016$58.39+2.4%$50.62 +2.4%$7.77
2015$56.77+2.9%$49.22 +2.9%$7.55
2014$55.43+2.4%$48.06 +2.4%$7.37
2013$54.09+2.5%$46.89 +2.5%$7.19
2012$53.21+1.7%$46.13 +1.7%$7.08
2011$52.38+1.6%$45.41 +1.6%$6.97
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$64.96 $21.91  $43.05
2019$62.83+3.4%$21.02 +4.2%$41.81
2018$61.21+2.6%$20.38 +3.1%$40.83
2017$59.78+2.4%$19.83 +2.8%$39.94
2016$58.39+2.4%$19.38 +2.3%$39.01
2015$56.77+2.9%$18.98 +2.1%$37.79
2014$55.43+2.4%$18.57 +2.2%$36.86
2013$54.09+2.5%$18.20 +2.1%$35.89
2012$53.21+1.7%$17.88 +1.7%$35.32
2011$52.38+1.6%$17.60 +1.6%$34.77
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2020
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
Southwest $72.341,930
Northwest $64.96770
South Central $63.831,100
North Central $63.022,730
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central $63.022,730
Southwest $72.341,930
South Central $63.831,100
Northwest $64.96770
Wages in other areas
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