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.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 280,700 people employed as sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products in the United States. The median annual salary is $94,840. Entry level employees earn approximately $44,460 per year and senior employees earn approximately $168,320 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.