Sales Jobs

Sales Jobs

Almost every industry has some need or capacity for employing people in sales positions -- from amusement parks to grocery stores and retail clothing chains. While many of these roles are entry-level positions, they give ideal experience for employees willing to work to move up the ladder into higher profile career paths. Someone who begins as a salesperson working a showroom floor can move into a management position with time, earning a higher salary with upward mobility.

Sales Job Education Requirements

Entry-level jobs in sales, including cashier and clerk positions, need a high school education. A high school diploma or its equal is all that's usually necessary. Manager or team leader jobs may need formal in-house training or licensure from an outside agency. Insurance sales agents also need to satisfy licensure requirements to enter the field, but they don't need more than a high school diploma.

Jobs where workers sell specialized goods and services, including investment brokers, sales engineers and financial services agents, need a bachelor's degree plus more certifications to enter the industry. These jobs carry higher annual earnings than sales jobs that need lower levels of education.

Sales Job Market

As of 2013, the sales and related occupations industry employs about 14 million workers in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. California and Texas have the highest number of sales workers with over 1 million each, as of the same year. Grocery stores use more sales employees than any other business in the country.

The job market for sales positions varies with industry. Strong growth in any economic area leads to a corresponding increase in demand for sales workers in industries related to the given economic sector. For example, many department stores and retail shops hire more cashiers during the holiday season. Federal research expects the sales industry to grow "about as fast as average" compared to other industries.

Sales Job Salary Information

What sales workers can expect to earn depends on experience level, education and the nature of employment. The top 10 percent of all workers employed in sales and related occupations earned an annual wage of $74,430 in 2013, says the Bureau of Labor Statistics. By contrast, the bottom 10 percent brought home an annual wage of just $17,160 during the same year. The mean annual wage for employees in all sales and related positions was $38,200 with a mean hourly wage of $18.37.
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This internationally recognized leader in capital equipment design, installation and service can offer you an opportunity as a Customer Support Sales Engineer working directly with clients in the Latin America region. This position will appeal to a business or engineering professional who enjoys the challenge of working with both customers and internal sales & service groups to identify sales oppo...
M.J. Mrvica Associates Sales Executive / Sales Account Manager / Publishing Southern New Jersey based Publishers Representative is seeking an individual with 2-3 years experience in pharmaceutical sales or a background in health care advertising for a full-time position. M. J. MrvicaAssociates is a highly respected publisher representative firm with a proven record of increasing advertising rev...
Company Confidential Santa Clara, CA, 95050
Technical After Sales – Hotline Support (not IT/Software Support !) for Laboratory Instruments Tasks for the Technical after Sales – Technical Hotline Support position: -Customer support (Hotline) via phone for after sales trouble/malfunctions/technical questions of sold laboratory instruments -Internal technical sales support for back office staff (quotation making, spare parts information, ...
Company Confidential Jamestown, NY, 14701
Route Sales Rep, Food Route Sales Rep Truck Route - Earn $35 - $45K + commissions -- Nationally expanding food-delivery company seeks a Food Route Sales Representative to deliver food and up sell customers on a delivery route in the Jamestown area. You will be assigned an established customer base that you will manage and grow. A regular driver’s license plus a willingness to deliver with a smile ...
Dealership In The Clear Lake, IA Area Is Looking For Sales Professionals If you are Out-going, have High Energy and are looking for a Career that offers Longevity with a Great Company... APPLY NOW! Our growing customer base has created a need to add new team members to our sales staff. We are seeking applicants with or without automotive sales experience who are committed to succeeding! We unde...
Farmers Insurance is now interviewing for our new class of insurance risk advisors and financial services agents. We're seeking individuals that desire more out of a career and are motivated, ambitious, and entrepreneurial-minded who want to lead and build a successful business. If this describes you then we may want to schedule a time to meet with you! Farmers Insurance offers multiple entry poi...
Sales Representative – Inside SalesManager Company Information Anixter is a Fortune 500 company and a leading global supplier of communication and security products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other components. Our high-performing team works closely with customers and the community to better understand their business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make ...
Sales Representative – Inside Sales Company Information Anixter is a Fortune 500 company and a leading global supplier of communication and security products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other components. Our high-performing team works closely with customers and the community to better understand their business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make informe...
Sales Representative – Inside Sales Company Information Anixter is a Fortune 500 company and a leading global supplier of communication and security products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other components. Our high-performing team works closely with customers and the community to better understand their business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make informe...
Sales Representative – Outside Sales Company Information Anixter is a Fortune 500 company and a leading global supplier of communication and security products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other components. Our high-performing team works closely with customers and the community to better understand their business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make inform...
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Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...

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