Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth
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. Excludes “Sales Engineers” (41-9031).

Number of positions

2012: 5,370    2014: 5,540

Annual job postings

New: 80    Replacement: 120
(Total: 200)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Moderate-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.