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Occupation Description:
  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 postsecondary education. Excludes “Sales Engineers” (41-9031).
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  Video Icon  Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products
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  Specialized Occupations:
  * Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors (ONET code: 41-4011.07)
Typical Tasks:
  • Negotiate prices or terms of sales or service agreements.
  • Prepare and submit sales contracts for orders.
  • Visit establishments to evaluate needs or to promote product or service sales.
  • Maintain customer records, using automated systems.
  • Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, or credit terms.
  • Quote prices, credit terms, or other bid specifications.
  • Contact new or existing customers to discuss how specific products or services can meet their needs.
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Education & Training:
  Bachelor's degree
Wage Information:
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $94,411.00 $45.39 $25.46 $29.59 - $61.86
Bridgeport/Stamford $101,104.00 $48.61 $27.07 $31.15 - $65.84
Danbury $97,783.00 $47.01 $28.05 $31.97 - $62.24
Hartford $88,805.00 $42.69 $23.12 $26.40 - $61.13
New Haven $98,735.00 $47.47 $28.54 $31.83 - $63.52
New London/Norwich $98,052.00 $47.14 $26.37 $30.02 - $61.97
Waterbury $94,266.00 $45.32 $24.76 $27.10 - $61.64
Torrington $84,429.00 $40.59 $20.90 $24.03 - $56.07
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Occupation Outlook:
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2020 2030
State of Connecticut 2,940 3,370 0.1% 348
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 very good job opportunities.
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
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