What is a Sales Representative?
Career Description All services sales representatives not listed separately.
Types of Sales Representative Jobs
- Automotive Leasing Sales Representative
- Dancing Instructions Sales Representative
- Accounts Executive
- Account Leader
- Inside Sales Representative
Job Demand for Sales Representatives
There were about 983,000 jobs for Sales Representative in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9.7% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 94,900 new jobs for Sales Representative by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 131,000 job openings in this field each year.
The states with the most job growth for Sales Representative are Utah, Washington, and Nevada. Watch out if you plan on working in Maine, Alaska, or Vermont. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Salary for a Sales Representative
The typical yearly salary for Sales Representatives is somewhere between $26,300 and $116,090.
Sales Representatives who work in New Jersey, District of Columbia, or Massachusetts, make the highest salaries.
Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Sales Representatives in different U.S. states.
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$76,460|
Who Employs Sales Representatives?
The table below shows the approximate number of Sales Representatives employed by various industries.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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