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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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CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with over 33 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you: Our client has multiple openings for Inside Sales / Telesales (Inbound / Outbound) Bilingual: English / Spanish - Call Center in West Palm Beach, FL. Earn $16.00 per hour plus commissions at these full-time, permanent positions. Work 40+ hours per week. Work a flexible schedule, Mon...
Well know NYC Not for Profit is looking for a Grant Accountant. Duties: budgets grant accounting cash flow analysis contracts Must have a Bachelor's Degree and Not for Profit Grant Experience Experience with MIP preferred Salary to 65k For immediate consideration please forward your resume to: ***** www.essentialassociates.com 212-661-0010...
Company Confidential Denver, CO
This is your opportunity to join an established, growing, profitable, stable software leader that offers their customers a proven, high ROI driven solution with high customer satisfaction. Our client offers cutting edge, proven solutions. Candidate can be located anywhere within the region as noted. We are seeking an accomplished sales professional with strong experience selling to the public sect...
Washington National Insurance Company's largest American marketing partner, PMA USA, is looking for the right individuals who have the desire to earn a good living, work a flexible schedule and provide solutions for wealth preservation and creation to families and individuals. You can make a huge impact on your community and future by educating, advising and servicing clients to improve their qual...
Washington National Insurance Company's largest American marketing partner, PMA USA, is looking for the right individuals who have the desire to earn a good living, work a flexible schedule and provide solutions for wealth preservation and creation to families and individuals. You can make a huge impact on your community and future by educating, advising and servicing clients to improve their qual...
Washington National Insurance Company's largest American marketing partner, PMA USA, is looking for the right individuals who have the desire to earn a good living, work a flexible schedule and provide solutions for wealth preservation and creation to families and individuals. You can make a huge impact on your community and future by educating, advising and servicing clients to improve their qual...
Washington National Insurance Company's largest American marketing partner, PMA USA, is looking for the right individuals who have the desire to earn a good living, work a flexible schedule and provide solutions for wealth preservation and creation to families and individuals. You can make a huge impact on your community and future by educating, advising and servicing clients to improve their qual...
CareersUSA, a national staffing firm specializing in temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire placement, is seeking a Talent Acquisition Specialist - Branch Manager for its Philadelphia, PA office. With CareersUSA, you have a unique opportunity to grow with an industry leader. For over 33 years, we have been connecting employers with employees using countless tactics and technologies, but none has...
CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with over 33 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you: Our client is seeking Customer Service Representatives / Sales Representatives for a great company in Boynton Beach, FL. Earn $10.00 - $14.00 per hour at these full-time, temp-to-hire positions. Call Center Representatives and Managerial positions available. Work 40+ hours per week....
Area Sales Director CareersUSA, a national staffing firm specializing in temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire placement, is seeking Area Sales Directors for its Philadelphia area offices. With CareersUSA, you have a unique opportunity to grow with an industry leader. For 32 years, we have been connecting employers with employees using countless tactics and technologies, but none has been more e...
Recognized as a global leader of women’s contemporary fashion, BCBG MAXAZRIA GROUP continues to grow and diversify. With an international vision of Bon Chic, Bon Genre (French for Good Style, Good Attitude), BCBG MAXAZRIA Group maintains the highest standards in creativity, quality and innovation – in its product offering, operations and staff. The Group’s vast portfolio of over 15 brands encompas...
Company Confidential Atlanta, GA
Come join this expanding software company who’s SAAS offerings are changing the scope of financial planning and reporting business intelligence, analytics and performance management in the business world today. They have been rated as the fastest growing company in their space. We are currently seeking talented and highly motivated results-oriented individuals to be a part of our client’s pre-sale...
Our client is a pre-IPO, established, growing mid-size company with a strong and compelling value proposition. We are currently seeking a proven sales professional with some recent networking, storage, and/or security appliance industry background to cover a geographic territory. The qualified candidate will drive revenue through both direct and through a network of partners(VAR’s/integrators). Th...
Why Mutual of Omaha is the right company for you: A career opportunity with Mutual of Omaha can provide you with: » Unlimited income potential, plus bonuses, incentives, renewals, and other awards » Financial support during your first three years to help you as you build your business » Contests, awards, and worldwide travel for outstanding performance » Initial and ongoing training throughout the...
Looking for a career with unlimited income potential and the flexibility to manage your own schedule? Mutual of Omaha provides exceptional first careers to motivated individuals with a strong passion for success to be in business for yourself, but not by yourself. Be part of a great team environment and start immediately paying off student loans. As an advisor, you help your clients protect their...
A Stylist will ensure every customer has a memorable and inviting experience through personal styling advice of key looks and outfits. They will be the expert in dELiA*s Brand merchandise. This position will be based out of our WestchesterMall or Roosevelt FieldMall store. Customer Experience Ensure the store exceeds customer’s expectations by delivering an inviting and memorable customer experien...
Position Description: Visual Merchandising Field Manager- West / San Francisco, CA Coach, founded in 1941 is America s premier accessible luxury accessories brand and a leader in international markets. We are a designer and marketer of high quality, modern accessories that complement the diverse lifestyles of today s consumer. Coach offers excellent career growth opportunities, competitive salarie...
Finish Line's Retail Management Training Program opens up opportunities for career advancement and gets you started on a promising career with Finish Line. JOB TRAINING Members of our Management Team are trained in the areas of: · Store Operations · Sales · Customer Service · Merchandising · Employee Development · Inventory · Loss Prevention With hands-on management training and a training program...
Washington National Insurance Company's largest American marketing partner, PMA USA, is looking for the right individuals who have the desire to earn a good living, work a flexible schedule and provide solutions for wealth preservation and creation to families and individuals. You can make a huge impact on your community and future by educating, advising and servicing clients to improve their qual...
Washington National Insurance Company's largest American marketing partner, PMA USA, is looking for the right individuals who have the desire to earn a good living, work a flexible schedule and provide solutions for wealth preservation and creation to families and individuals. You can make a huge impact on your community and future by educating, advising and servicing clients to improve their qual...

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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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