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What Does a Sales Manager do?

 Do you believe in a product and are an expert in selling it? Are you interested in taking the next step in your career and be responsible for leading a sales team? Do you enjoy creating a plan and figuring out what it takes to make that plan happen?

A sales manager works extensively with people and their duties include hiring, setting quotas, assigning territories, building a sales plan, and much more. They will play a role in preparing and approving the budget. Sales managers must also know how to analyze sales statistics and project sales to make sure the business is profitable. 

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Sales Manager Fast Facts

Recommended Education 4-Year Bachelor’s Degree
Median Salary (2019) $126,640 per year
Workers Employed in U.S. (2018) 405,700
Projected Job Openings by 2028 20,600
Projected Growth Rate 5% (as fast than average)

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018