Auctioneer Takes Bids During Celebrity Auction

Auctioneers appraise, assemble, and advertise goods, which they subsequently sell to the highest bidder during an auction. They act as salespeople for the family, company, or agency selling the items to be auctioned. Depending on their area of expertise, they may auction off anything from a rare book to an entire office building. 

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Duties Appraise, assemble, and advertise goods, which are sold to the highest bidder during an auction
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country
Minimum Education Level
  • High School Diploma
School Subjects
  • Art
  • Mathematics
  • Speech
Experience Several years of part-time experience
Personality Traits
  • Organized
  • Outgoing
  • Talkative
  • Business Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Sales
Certification or Licensing Required
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Good
Outlook Faster than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Self-Employment
  • Auctioneer
  • Auction Assistant or Auction Clerk

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