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Occupation

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

Sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers where technical or scientific knowledge is required in such areas as biology, engineering, chemistry, and electronics, normally obtained from at least 2 years of post-secondary education.

Also known as

Account Development Manager, Account Manager, Inside Sales Representative, Sales Manager, Account Executive, Distribution Sales Manager, Sales Director, Channel Sales Director, Marketing Representative, Sales Representative

Education

The typical education required for this career in Minnesota is:
Bachelor's degree

Demand

Minnesota

Demand 3 / 5
10-Year Growth 7.5%
10-Year Openings 6,676

Wages

People in this occupation tend to earn between $26.38 to $50.30 per hour

Cost of Living

A typical family with two adults - working a combined 60 hours per week - with one child at home needs to earn $18.20 per hour per worker to meet their basic needs.

Daily Work Activities

  • Negotiate prices or other sales terms.
  • Prepare sales or other contracts.
  • Process sales or other transactions.
  • Gather customer or product information to determine customer needs.
  • Sell products or services.

Licensing Information

No licenses found for this occupation.

Certification Information

Some employers may require an occupational certification to work in this career.

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