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List of Industries Employing Sales Managers

The following industries employ Sales Managers ,  SOC Code  11-2022  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Work experience, plus bachelor's or higher degree  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2012 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 4,000 4,700 700
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425100 ) 2,200 2,900 700
Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 2,100 2,600 500
Department Stores   (NAICS 452100 ) 2,000 2,000 0
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 1,900 2,400 500
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 1,600 1,700 100
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 1,600 1,800 200
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 1,400 2,300 900
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 1,200 1,400 200
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 1,100 1,500 400
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 900 900 0
Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores   (NAICS 441300 ) 800 900 100
Other Information Services   (NAICS 519100 ) 800 1,100 300
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 800 800 0
Electronics and Appliance Stores   (NAICS 443100 ) 700 700 0
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 700 700 0
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 500 400 -100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 500 600 100
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 500 400 -100
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 500 700 200
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 500 600 100
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 500 500 0
Radio and Television Broadcasting   (NAICS 515100 ) 500 500 0
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 500 600 100
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 400 400 0
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 400 500 100
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 400 500 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Offices of Real Estate Agents & Brokers   (NAICS 531200 ) 400 500 100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 400 400 0
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 400 500 100
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 400 400 0
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 300 300 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 300 400 100
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 300 400 100
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 300 300 0
Home Furnishings Stores   (NAICS 442200 ) 300 400 100
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers   (NAICS 441200 ) 300 400 100
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 300 400 100
Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 300 300 0
Couriers and Messengers   (NAICS 492000 ) 300 300 0
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 300 400 100
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 300 400 100
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 300 400 100
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 300 300 0
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 300 300 0
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries   (NAICS 713900 ) 200 200 0
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 200 200 0
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 200 100 -100
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 200 200 0
Data Processing and Related Services   (NAICS 518200 ) 200 300 100
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 200 200 0
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 200 200 0
Travel Arrangement & Reservation Service   (NAICS 561500 ) 200 100 -100
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493100 ) 200 200 0
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 200 200 0
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services   (NAICS 541200 ) 200 200 0
Paper/Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424100 ) 200 100 -100
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 200 200 0
Specialty Food Stores   (NAICS 445200 ) 200 200 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 100 100 0
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 100 100 0
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 100 100 0
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 100 100 0
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323100 ) 100 100 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 100 100 0
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 100 100 0
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores   (NAICS 445300 ) 100 100 0
Book, Periodical, and Music Stores   (NAICS 451200 ) 100 100 0
Used Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 453300 ) 100 200 100
Consumer Goods Rental   (NAICS 532200 ) 100 100 0
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 100 100 0
Cable and Other Subscription Programming   (NAICS 515200 ) 100 100 0
Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 100 100 0
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 100 100 0
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 100 100 0
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 100 100 0
Performing Arts Companies   (NAICS 711100 ) 100 100 0
Spectator Sports   (NAICS 711200 ) 100 100 0
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 100 100 0
Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712100 ) 100 100 0
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 100 100 0
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Professional and Similar Organizations   (NAICS 813900 ) 100 100 0
Land Subdivision   (NAICS 237200 ) 0 100 100
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 0 100 100
Gasoline Stations   (NAICS 447100 ) 0 100 100

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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