What does a Sales do?

Sales Salaries

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Sales Career Path

Learn how to become a Sales, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

Sales Representative
Leader of Sales
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Sales Insights

Read what Sales professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Vector MarketingVector Marketing
Sales Representative
Jan 11, 2021

“Great as a part time job and just looking for quick cash and want a flexible schedule”

State FarmState Farm
Bank Sales Representative
Mar 5, 2021

“I started as a Bank sales rep and the training I received was helpful was good”

Jan 8, 2022

“I didn't see any people are very nice and its a great place to work”

The Home DepotThe Home Depot
Flooring Associate
Jul 30, 2021

“Everyone i work with is awesome and very encouraging I'm grateful for this opportunity.”

The Clorox CompanyThe Clorox Company
May 27, 2021

“Manager too nice and complacent to make any significant change and I'm not being challenged.”

Nov 25, 2019

“Everyone was really nice and helpful and there was cross departmental team work to get the job done.”

Maddox Industrial Transformer
Apr 26, 2021

“People there are extremely nice and genuinely concerned about your home and personal life just as much as your work.”

Tiffany & Co.Tiffany & Co.
Sales Professional
Dec 26, 2019

“Family and personal issues mean nothing to this company it is very black and white.”

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Sales Manager
Business Development Manager
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Account Manager
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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a sales

When working as a sales, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Interpersonal and Communication, Excellent Customer Service, Good Time Management, Microsoft Office Suite, and Negotiation.

The most similar professions to sales are:
  • Sales Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Account Executive

The most common qualifications to become a sales include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.