U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
11-2022 Sales Managers
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.
Illustrative examples: Regional Sales Manager,
District Sales Manager
Broad Occupation: 11-2020 Marketing and Sales Managers
Minor Group: 11-2000 Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers
Major Group: 11-0000 Management Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010