Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

Sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses or groups of individuals. Work requires substantial knowledge of items sold.

Number of positions

2012: 46,280    2014: 47,060

Annual job postings

New: 390    Replacement: 1,050
(Total: 1,440)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

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.