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40. Regional Sales Manager
Regional Sales Manager
Top 100 rank: 40
Sector: Other

What they do: Manages sales management staff and provides direction regarding resources and sales strategies, establishing territories, quotas and training. Coordinates sales distribution of products or services to facilitate the sales process. Manages the sales generation in districts and major accounts within a large geographical area for one or more of the company's product lines. Develops, forecasts and monitors budget and utilizes operational resources.

Do Regional Sales Managers have great jobs, or what?
Regional Sales Manager stats
Pay
Median pay
(experienced)
$107,000
Top pay $167,000
Opportunity
10-year job growth
(2008-2018)
15%
Total jobs
(current)
125,000
Quality of life ratings
Personal satisfaction A
Job security B
Future growth A
Benefit to society C
Low stress D
Flexibility A
From the November 2010 issue
Notes: All pay data from PayScale.com. Median pay is for an experienced worker (at least two to seven years in the field). Top pay represents the 90th percentile. Job growth is estimated for 2008-18. Total current employment level is estimated number of people working in each specific job

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