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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...
PAT_Monster_Chi Weston, MA
Budget: 300 CPC: 3.00 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 a...
PAT_Monster Weston, MA
Budget: 290 CPC: 2.90 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 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 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...
How's your Quality of Life? · Are you looking for a job or a real career? · Do you worry about getting laid off? · Are benefits, 401k & paid time off programs important to you? · Would you like to be rewarded for working hard? Maybe it's time to think about joining the Rent-A-Center team because we're in the Quality of Life business! We help improve the Quality of Life of our million custome...
Rent-A-Center provides opportunity for millions. For our customers: it's the opportunity to enjoy affordable brand-name furniture, electronics, appliances and home computers. Our customers depend on us to help them create a better life for themselves and their families, regardless of whether they fit a particular credit profile. For our coworkers: it's the opportunity to train, develop and advan...
Rent-A-Center provides opportunity for millions. For our customers: it's the opportunity to enjoy affordable brand-name furniture, electronics, appliances and home computers. Our customers depend on us to help them create a better life for themselves and their families, regardless of whether they fit a particular credit profile. For our coworkers: it's the opportunity to train, develop and advan...
Inside Sales Job in Oceanside, CA Ajilon Professional Staffing is looking to fill a temporary Inside Sales job in Oceanside, CA. This is a temporary opportunity with our client paying between $13-$15/hr. You will be responsible for making heavy outbound calls to assist in generating leads. This is an opportunity to work for a growing company that highly values their employees. Responsibilities f...
Rent-A-Center provides opportunity for millions. For our customers: it's the opportunity to enjoy affordable brand-name furniture, electronics, appliances and home computers. Our customers depend on us to help them create a better life for themselves and their families, regardless of whether they fit a particular credit profile. For our coworkers: it's the opportunity to train, develop and advan...
We have a direct hire Leads Generation Specialist opportunity in Libertyville, IL. Candidates MUST have at least one year of Inside Sales/Leads Generation experience. In this position, you will be responsible for placing 250-300 outbound calls per week. You will be required to have solid proficiency in MS Office Suite and Salesforce is a plus. This office offers a very casual work environment, alo...
An Inside Sales Executive Job in Bellevue WA, is available through Ajilon Professional Staffing. This person will be responsible for developing relationships with key accounts in a variety of markets. To be considered for this role, you must have at least three years prior sales and/or account management experience preferably in the seafood industry. This position is an exceptional opportunity for...
How's your Quality of Life? · Are you looking for a job or a real career? · Do you worry about getting laid off? · Are benefits, 401k & paid time off programs important to you? · Would you like to be rewarded for working hard? Maybe it's time to think about joining the Rent-A-Center team because we're in the Quality of Life business! We help improve the Quality of Life of our million custome...
Rent-A-Center provides opportunity for millions. For our customers: it's the opportunity to enjoy affordable brand-name furniture, electronics, appliances and home computers. Our customers depend on us to help them create a better life for themselves and their families, regardless of whether they fit a particular credit profile. For our coworkers: it's the opportunity to train, develop and advan...
We are currently recruiting for a Sales job as a Business Development Manager in Philadelphia, PA. The Sales job requires experience in business to business sales. The Business Development Manager position will be responsible for the development and maintenance of branch accounts. The person in this sales job will be selling staffing solutions to prospective clients in need of Finance/Accounting p...
A Bilingual Vietnamese Customer Service Representative job in North West Houston, TX is currently being filled through Ajilon Professional Staffing. You should fluent in English and Vietnamese to be considered for this position. In this role you will answer inbound calls, analyze customer accounts and provide exceptional customer service. The pay is between $14.00 and $15.00 per hour, depending on...
Our client is hiring for a direct hire HVAC Technical Support/Estimator/Quoting Coordinator job in Schaumburg, IL. Position requires a minimum of three years of experience in HVAC, air conditioning, construction, or mechanical industries. Qualified candidate will have a technical and mechanical aptitude. Position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The HVAC Technical Support/Estimat...
North Kansas City Customer Service Account Manager looking to start immediately! Searching for an experienced Customer Service Account Manager that has tenure with a customer service based company and is looking for a temporary to hire opportunity. We are also looking for someone that has worked on fast-pace, quick-response team. Candidate will be required to follow-up on accounts throughout the ...

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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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