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Sales Industry Overview

Key to the top line of most enterprises, sales is a core business function. The head of any business -- whether it?s the owner of a one-person shop or the CEO of a major corporation -- is often the salesperson-in-chief. In addition to the sales jobs in their own sales departments, many companies use related services or products -- ranging from sales automation software to swag for trade shows -- that create many more jobs in sales.

Sales Job Market

More than 340,000 people held jobs as sales managers in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS); another 40,100 sales manager jobs are projected to be added by 2020. Sales engineer jobs numbered 66,400 in 2010, and the profession is expected to grow by 9,500 jobs over the decade. Millions more sales jobs are in frontline roles.

Sales employment varies widely in its complexity, but consumer-facing salespeople generally put forth a simpler pitch than their counterparts in business-to-business or commercial sales. Ever more sales careers are dependent on in-depth knowledge of sales-tracking systems; in many industries, sales reps who don?t leverage technology to boost efficiency and close more deals are an endangered species. And while technology may replace many sales assistant jobs, professionals who can make a human connection and consistently deliver new and returning buyers should find strong sales job opportunities.

Common sales job titles include sales assistant, sales associate, sales representative, inside sales representative, outside sales representative, sales agent, sales account executive, sales engineer, sales manager, sales director and vice president of sales.

Sales Salaries

Salaries in sales vary widely, depending on the particular job in sales, the product or service being sold, the sales commission structure and the sales rep?s talent for closing the deal. Sales representatives (excluding those who sell wholesale, manufacturing, scientific and technical products) earned median salaries of $50,630 in May 2011, according to the BLS. Median annual wages for sales managers were $101,640. Sales engineers, who typically have at least a bachelor?s degree in science or technology, earned median wages of $89,330.

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Company Confidential Milwaukee, WI
United Career Fairs is a national recruiting solution that specializes in Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Customer Service, Retail & Sales Management. We have over 20 years of experience in producing our events in major markets across the country. We host over 150 events annually, and are proud of the relationships we have established with Fortune 500 companies as well as local small busin...
Overview: Macy's is currently seeking dynamic, self-motivated individuals who have a passion for make-up and skin care to work in one of our most vibrant and exciting departments. As a Macy's Cosmetic Beauty Advisor, you will assist customers with make-up and skin care selections through personal, one-on-one interaction and the sharing of your cosmetic knowledge and expertise. Follow up after the...
Overview: Macy's is currently seeking dynamic, self-motivated individuals who have a passion for make-up and skin care to work in one of our most vibrant and exciting departments. As a Macy's Cosmetic Beauty Advisor, you will assist customers with make-up and skin care selections through personal, one-on-one interaction and the sharing of your cosmetic knowledge and expertise. Follow up after the...
Overview: Macy's is currently seeking dynamic, self-motivated individuals who have a passion for make-up and skin care to work in one of our most vibrant and exciting departments. As a Macy's Cosmetic Beauty Advisor, you will assist customers with make-up and skin care selections through personal, one-on-one interaction and the sharing of your cosmetic knowledge and expertise. Follow up after the...
Company Confidential New Berlin, WI
United Career Fairs is a national recruiting solution that specializes in Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Customer Service, Retail & Sales Management. We have over 20 years of experience in producing our events in major markets across the country. We host over 150 events annually, and are proud of the relationships we have established with Fortune 500 companies as well as local small busin...
Advertising Sales Account Executive Job Description LogoNation, the leader in community oriented advertising, is rapidly expanding our outside sales team. We are seeking self-motivated and dynamic Sales and Marketing Account Executives for our increasing sales opportunities selling advertising on The Original CommuniTee—our unique community promotion t-shirt. The CommuniTee is a creatively desi...
AUTOMOTIVE SALES CONSULTANTS High Traffic Store - Up to-$90K Plus! Great company to start a new career! LARGEST Chevy dealer in the State of Indiana! We will provide Training Pay! $5KSign-On Bonus to Select Candidates! Penske CHEVY is looking for experienced AUTOMOTIVE SALES CONSULTANTS that understand the opportunities afforded in working for a world class organization. We almost double the ...
Advertising Sales Account Executive Job Description LogoNation, the leader in community oriented advertising, is rapidly expanding our outside sales team. We are seeking self-motivated and dynamic Sales and Marketing Account Executives for our increasing sales opportunities selling advertising on The Original CommuniTee—our unique community promotion t-shirt. The CommuniTee is a creatively desi...
Overview: Macy's is currently seeking dynamic, self-motivated individuals who have a passion for make-up and skin care to work in one of our most vibrant and exciting departments. As a Macy's Cosmetic Beauty Advisor, you will assist customers with make-up and skin care selections through personal, one-on-one interaction and the sharing of your cosmetic knowledge and expertise. Follow up after the...
Overview: Macy's is currently seeking dynamic, self-motivated individuals who have a passion for make-up and skin care to work in one of our most vibrant and exciting departments. As a Macy's Cosmetic Beauty Advisor, you will assist customers with make-up and skin care selections through personal, one-on-one interaction and the sharing of your cosmetic knowledge and expertise. Follow up after the...
United Career Fairs is a national recruiting solution that specializes in Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Customer Service, Retail & Sales Management. We have over 20 years of experience in producing our events in major markets across the country. We host over 150 events annually, and are proud of the relationships we have established with Fortune 500 companies as well as local small busin...
SALES REPRESENTATIVE – IMMEDIATE HIRE – DAILY PAY!! Do you need some IMMEDIATE extra income? CPP can help! CPP is looking for sales representatives to present our credit card processing services to small &medium sized business by running 3-5 pre-set and confirmed appointments daily in your local area. You will have a dedicated Team Leader that sits in our Dallas office to assist you in all aspect...
PURPOSE This position is responsible for cashiering, handling product returns, performing basic cash office functions, and providing every customer with an exceptional shopping experience. ESSENTIAL FUNCATIONS • Act and work in a manner that is consistent with company’s core values. • Demonstrate a thorough understanding and compliance with the company’s safe lifting practices standard operati...
Schimberg Co. is seeking an Outside Sales Representative for its Sioux City/Sioux Falls territory. This position is responsible for retaining and growing sales with an existing base of customers while pursuing new customers and markets. The ideal candidate will have experience in the pipe, valve, and fitting industry (PVF) and knowledge of key target markets to effectively sell Schimberg Co. produ...
At Gordon’s Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, aService Experts Company, we believe in doing what’s right for our customers and our employees. We offer the stability of working for a national industry leader but we also treat our people like family.Our team is made up of the very best, and we provide ongoing training, support, and opportunities for unlimited professional growth. Appointment Ge...
Are you looking to work in the automotive industry but not work weekends and night hours. We have the solution. If you are an aggressive, well versed Manager in the retail automotive industry, we want to talk to you regarding an exceptional opportunity with a great product. We are committed to excellence of providing our customers solutions in the automotive industry. We are looking to hire a tale...
Why work at MicroPact? Our team members enjoy a fun, highly collaborative and intellectually stimulating environment. When you join MicroPact, you’ll be surrounded by exceptionally talented, dedicated and creative individuals who lend their skills and expertise to propel our business forward. We are proud that feedback from our current team members ranks MicroPact as one of the Greater DC Area’s ...
Overview: Macy's is currently seeking dynamic, self-motivated individuals who have a passion for make-up and skin care to work in one of our most vibrant and exciting departments. As a Macy's Cosmetic Beauty Advisor, you will assist customers with make-up and skin care selections through personal, one-on-one interaction and the sharing of your cosmetic knowledge and expertise. Follow up after the...
2875 University Parkway Lawrenceville GA 30043 Auto Sales Associates - Immediate Openings! Weekly Pay Plus Bonus! No auto sales experience necessary US Auto Sales Atlanta is adding to our team of enthusiastic sales professionals at our location in Lawrenceville! Our growing, successful company offers an excellent career opportunity with advancement opportunities! If you are self-motivated, o...
Join a Fortune 500 Corporation in a sales position that offers uncapped commissions, a flexible schedule and plenty of support. Be a part of a dynamic team that offers residential customers exclusive promotional offer. Increase video, high speed Internet, and voice services in your assigned area by targeting household decision makers for a quick close. Here are a few details: Statistics: 90% of ...

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Sales Career Tools

Inside Technical Sales Representative

Salaries

$29,120.00 - $96,000.00
Typical Salary for Inside Technical Sales Representative
(410 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
48.3%
Some College Coursework Completed
23.2%
Associates
9.1%
Master's
6.1%
High School
5.7%
Certification
3.8%
Vocational
3.8%
(263 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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