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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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Monster Worldwide Weston, MA, 02493
Product Manager – Media Products The Product Team at Monster Worldwide, is seeking a smart, persistent candidate to fill the role of Product Manager –Media Products. You will play a critical role in the management and development of display advertising products and services on Monster’s media properties. In addition, you will be closely involved in the business management and operations on a...
Monster Worldwide San Francisco, CA
Strategic Solutions Account Manager for Industry Leader Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? You’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for Strategic Solutions Account Manager with a passion for sales and an understanding of organizational hiring needs. As part of the Field Sales team you will be the “face of Monster “presenting to clients in...
Monster Worldwide Weston, MA
Solution Sales National Account Manager for Industry Leader Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? You’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for National Account Manager with a passion for sales and an understanding of organizational hiring needs. As part of the Field Sales team you will be the “face of Monster “presenting to clients in their ...
Monster Worldwide San Francisco, CA
Field Acquisition Sales Representative has primary responsibility for driving sales through recruiting and acquiring net new business. Field Acquisition sales activities will focus primarily on target customers (fortune 1000) with a low share of wallet with Monster; deeply lapsed accounts; and win back businesses. PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES · Develop and expand new business – target...
Monster Worldwide Weston, MA
Strategic Solutions Account Manager for Industry Leader Are you interested in working for an Industry leader with outstanding growth potential? You’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for Strategic Solutions Account Manager with a passion for sales and an understanding of organizational hiring needs. As part of the Field Sales team you will be the “face of Monster “presenting to clients in...
Basic Functions: The District Manager (DM) is responsible for overall management of assigned stores in a multi-unit district, to include profit and loss, human resources, loss prevention, store conditions, merchandising, budgeting expectations and sales; and using excellent communication skills, ensures compliance of all Company policies and procedures. The DM must execute and follow through on a...
CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with over 33 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you: Our client is seeking Licensed Insurance Representatives in Philadelphia, PA. Earn $17.73 per hour at these full-time, temp-to-hire positions. Work 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Job Description: Provide top class sales support, training and coac...
Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries’ acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. With more than 65,000 people employed by UHS’ subsidiaries, UHS’ business strategy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthc...
Join STERIS in its vision to see the world free from Infection and Contamination as a Region Manager - Surgical Solutions Candidate can reside in Philadelphia, Richmond, or Charlotte ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES: • Business Management: — Facilitates the development and expansion of the region’s business by developing and nurturing strategic relationships and associations in the healthcare industry....
Continental Resources, Inc. is the nation's most established and reliable source for electronic test and measurement equipment. The Division is an authorized partner of the leading state-of-the-art test equipment manufacturers including Rohde & Schwarz, Tektronix, Agilent, Keithley, and Fluke, among others. Continental Resources, Inc. currently has an opening in its Instrument Division for an Acc...
“One of the 25 best sales organizations” (As Rated by Selling Power Magazine) UniFirst Corporation has an opening for a Professional Outside Business-to-Business Salesperson. Our outside sales representatives are responsible for new business development, managing a zip code based territory, and attainment of sales goals and quotas. UniFirst offers significant opportunities for personal and prof...
“One of the 25 best sales organizations” (As Rated by Selling Power Magazine) UniFirst Corporation has an opening for a Professional Outside Business-to-Business Salesperson in the Texas Hill Country area! Our outside sales representatives are responsible for new business development, managing a zip code based territory, and attainment of sales goals and quotas. UniFirst offers significant oppo...
“One of the 25 best sales organizations” (As Rated by Selling Power Magazine) UniFirst Corporation has an opening for a Professional Outside Business-to-Business Salesperson. Our outside sales representatives are responsible for new business development, managing a zip code based territory, and attainment of sales goals and quotas. UniFirst offers significant opportunities for personal and prof...
Continental Resources, Inc. is the nation's most established and reliable source for electronic test and measurement equipment. The Division is an authorized partner of the best test equipment manufacturers including Rohde & Schwarz, Tektronix, Agilent and Spirent, among others. We are currently looking for an individual to join our sales team in the Chicago area. If you're a dynamic individual l...
As one of the largest wholesale distributors of exterior building products in the U.S., Norandex Building Materials Distribution, Inc., a part of Saint-Gobain, sells and services products like vinyl siding, windows, doors and roofing to remodeling contractors and new home builders. We have an outstanding career opportunity at our new Wilmington NC branch for a Sales Representative to maximize sal...
Builders, contractors and remodelers across the country trust Norandex, a division of Saint-Gobain, and for good reason: We’re one of the leading distributors of exterior building products in the United States. Since 1946, we’ve been dedicated to searching out new and innovative ways to improve the quality of our products and services. We are an industry leader because we are a team of many with o...
PURPOSE Position requires commercial sales work or closely related activities. Utilizes appropriate marketing and sales methodologies to develop profitable business in an assigned location; follows-up regularly with commercial customers to assess satisfaction with services and to identify additional business opportunities; strives to achieve sales goals. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Primary focus is d...
Company Overview: Our client is a privately-owned, very well capitalized and growing, cold headed fastener supplier on the Atlantic Seaboard. They specialize in providing engineered solutions to many of the most critical OEM applications. They are looking for a VP Sales and Marketing to manage a group of 7-9 out side sales people and product managers and to help take the company to the next level...
A major player in the ag industry is currently looking for a location manager. This is an agronomy and grain location and they are looking for someone who knows the industry and is a strong leader. This location does about six million in agronomy sales and about 4 million bushels in grain. It is a very good opportunity to walk in to. They are a full service location and do sales, custom applicatio...
District Sales Manager - Seed A major seed company is looking for a DSM to take over a territory for them today. This is a very unique opportunity as this particular seed line will focus on dairy forage and will be calling on producers and developing a dealer network. In an ideal world they would like to have someone with some nutrition background and seed background but they know this could be v...

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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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