All data is specific to San Diego County

Fast Facts?

  • Average Annual Salary $50,788
  • Hourly Pay Entry Level: $22.18
    Median: $33.97
    Experienced: $46.36
  • Growth (2014-2019)10%
  • Openings (2014-2019)172
  • Current Employment 4,326
  • Projected Employment 4,484
  • Typical Entry-level Education Bachelor's degree

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

Employment, 2004 - 2019

Top Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities

  • TECHNICAL
  • Sales
  • Outside Sales
  • Business Development
  • Inside Sales
  • Sales Management
  • NON-TECHNICAL
  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Customer Service
  • Microsoft Office
  • Writing

occupational tasks

  • Contact new and existing customers to discuss their needs and to explain how these needs could be met by specific products and services
  • Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability or credit terms
  • Quote prices, credit terms or other bid specifications
  • Emphasize product features based on analyses of customers' needs and on technical knowledge of product capabilities and limitations
  • Negotiate prices or terms of sales or service agreements

Gender Breakdown: Male/Female (percentages)