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SALES REPRESENTATIVES OF SERVICES, EXCEPT ADVERTISING, INSURANCE, FINANCIAL SERVICES, AND TRAVEL
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Occupation Description:
 
  Sell services to individuals or businesses. May describe options or resolve client problems. Excludes “Advertising Sales Agents” (41-3011), “Insurance Sales Agents” (41-3021), “Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents” (41-3031), “Travel Agents” (41-3041), “Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing” (41-4010), and “Telemarketers” (41-9041).
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Answer customers' questions about services, prices, availability, or credit terms.
  • Attend sales or trade meetings or read related publications to obtain information about market conditions, business trends, regulations, or industry developments.
  • Compute and compare costs of services.
  • Consult with clients after sales or contract signings to resolve problems and provide ongoing support.
  • Contact prospective or existing customers to discuss how services can meet their needs.
  • Create forms or agreements to complete sales.
  • Develop sales presentations or proposals to explain service specifications.
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Moderate-term on-the-job training (1 to 12 months)
 
Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $74,967.00 $36.04 $19.83 $23.58 - $41.11
Bridgeport/Stamford $89,060.00 $42.82 $21.63 $24.62 - $50.59
Danbury $67,279.00 $32.34 $18.62 $21.93 - $38.54
Hartford $66,238.00 $31.84 $18.68 $20.46 - $39.60
New Haven $71,498.00 $34.37 $19.95 $23.77 - $40.59
New London/Norwich $61,373.00 $29.51 $18.35 $19.43 - $31.69
Waterbury $61,925.00 $29.77 $17.49 $19.23 - $31.35
Torrington $58,603.00 $28.18 $16.77 $18.59 - $38.22
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2020 2030
State of Connecticut 9,710 11,250 0.1% 1,339
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow faster than average, and the number of annual openings will offer excellent job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
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