All data is specific to San Diego County

Fast Facts?

  • Average Annual Salary $63,586
  • Hourly Pay Entry Level: $17.02
    Median: $24.40
    Experienced: $34.97
  • Growth (2014-2019)7%
  • Openings (2014-2019)428
  • Current Employment 11,469
  • Projected Employment 11,848
  • Typical Entry-level Education High school diploma

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, except Technical and Scientific

Employment, 2004 - 2019

Top Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities

  • TECHNICAL
  • Sales
  • Business Development
  • Customer relationship management CRM
  • Account Management
  • Cold Calling
  • NON-TECHNICAL
  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Writing
  • Customer Service
  • Planning

occupational tasks

  • Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, and solicit orders
  • Recommend products to customers, based on customers' needs and interests
  • Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, product uses, and credit terms
  • Estimate or quote prices, credit or contract terms, warranties, and delivery dates
  • Consult with clients after sales or contract signings to resolve problems and to provide ongoing support

Gender Breakdown: Male/Female (percentages)