Sales Representatives

Employment for manufacturers' and wholesale sales representatives is expected to grow at an average rate through 2024, according to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Because of continued economic growth and an increasing number of new products on the market, more sales representatives will be needed to explain, demonstrate, and sell these products to customers. The DOL reports that employment will grow faster or much faster than the average for sales reps in the following industries: construction, health care and social assistance, mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction; satellite telecommunications; software publishers; sporting goods stores.   

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