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Occupational Report for Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives Non-technical and Scientific (41-4012) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

Sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses or groups of individuals. Work requires substantial knowledge of items sold.

Employment Outlook for Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives Non-technical and Scientific
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2010 was much larger than the statewide average for all occupations. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average rate for all occupations through 2020. The total number of job openings is projected to be much higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2020.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist for trained workers.

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Current Employment Department Job Openings for Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives Non-technical and Scientific There are 161 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Inside Sales Consultant - Eugene, OR 4/18/14 Eugene
Sales Representative (Bend OR) 4/18/14 Bend
Sales Representative (Bend, OR) 4/18/14 Bend
Account Executive, Furniture 4/18/14 North Bend
Inside Sales Representative 4/18/14 Portland
Inside Sales Representative 4/18/14 Portland
Inside Sales Representative 4/18/14 Portland
Inside Sales Representative 4/18/14 Portland
Residential Outside Sales Non Driver 101202 4/17/14 Lake Oswego
Blendtec Sales Representative/Demonstrator 4/17/14 Eugene
Inside Sales Representative 4/17/14 Portland
Inside Sales Representative 4/16/14 Portland $20,000/yr
Inside Sales 4/16/14 Portland $12.00/hr to $15.00/hr DOE
Territory Sales Representative Portland 4/16/14 Portland DOE
Inside Sales Representative 4/16/14 Portland $20,000/yr
Inside Sales Representative 4/16/14 Portland $20,000/yr
Inside Sales Representative 4/16/14 Portland
Residential Outside Sales Rep (S) 100677 Base Pay + Com. 4/16/14 Lake Oswego
Inside\Outside Sales Rep (H) 101311 Base Pay+Com. 4/16/14 Lake Oswego
Sales Specialist - Patcraft - Portland,OR 4/16/14 Portland
Sales Represetative 4/16/14 Portland
SALES MERCHANDISER - (Part Time) Bend/Redmond, OR 4/15/14 Bend $20,000/yr
Marketing Associate (Outside Sales) 4/15/14 Wilsonville $35,000/yr
Account Executive-Portland, OR 4/15/14 Portland
Merchandising Sales Representative 4/15/14 Clackamas
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Job Openings from the Web for Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives Non-technical and Scientific The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 326 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Sales Representative - Immediate Hire 4/17/14 Salem Certified Payment Processing
Account Executive Furniture 4/17/14 North Bend Staples
Sales Representative - Immediate Hire 4/17/14 Eugene Certified Payment Processing
Account Manager Relief - US- Tigard 4/17/14 Tigard Coca-Cola Refreshments
Outside Sales Representative-Eugene OR 4/17/14 Eugene GANZ
Territory Sales Representative Portland 4/17/14 Portland G.and.K Services Inc
Inside Sales Representative/Drafter 4/17/14 Portland Trelleborg Group AB
Outside Sales Rep--Six Figure Earning Potential 4/17/14 Portland The Local Pages Inc
Sales Representative (Bend OR) 4/16/14 Bend Southern Wine and Spirits of Upstate New York
Blendtec Sales Representative/Demonstrator 4/16/14 Eugene K-Tec dba Blendtec
Inside Sales Consultant - Eugene OR 4/16/14 Eugene Oldcastle
Inside Sales Representative 4/16/14 Portland APC
SALES MERCHANDISER - (Part Time) Bend/Redmond OR 4/16/14 Bend Anderson Merchandisers
Inside Sales Representative 4/16/14 Portland CommVault
Account Development Representative 4/16/14 Portland Monsoon Commerce
Sales Representative (Bend OR) 4/16/14 Bend Southern Wine & Spirits
Inside Sales Representative 4/15/14 Portland Xantrex Technology Inc.
Territory Sales Representative Portland 4/15/14 Portland G&K Services
Territory Sales Representative 4/15/14 Gresham Smart Choice Payments
Residential Outside Sales Non Driver 101202 4/15/14 Lake Oswego TruGreen
Inside Sales Consultant - Medford OR 4/15/14 Medford Allied Building Products
Route Sales Representative OR Tualatin 4/15/14 Tualatin Schwan Food Company
Inside Sales Consultant - Eugene OR 4/15/14 Eugene Allied Building Products
Inside Sales Rep 4/15/14 Portland
Outside Sales Representative 4/15/14 Portland
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State of Oregon License Information for Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives Non-technical and Scientific No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives Non-technical and Scientific
Region ---------------- 2013 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $14.21 $18.88 $25.60 $34.83 $47.30 $28.71 $59,707
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 9.56 13.97 23.83 32.96 44.95 25.54 53,128
Multnomah / Washington 15.77 20.18 27.12 35.55 49.35 30.22 62,864
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 11.74 15.34 21.91 34.00 48.42 25.73 53,518
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 11.55 16.17 20.37 26.99 35.97 22.49 46,777
Lane 13.29 16.95 22.51 31.34 44.60 25.57 53,184
Douglas 12.74 18.96 28.14 41.39 49.46 29.99 62,383
Coos / Curry 11.92 13.64 17.01 21.35 28.08 18.81 39,134
Jackson / Josephine 10.33 14.30 18.20 24.79 33.37 20.66 42,981
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 14.43 17.97 22.95 28.87 36.95 24.59 51,142
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 11.83 17.16 23.11 30.04 46.21 28.56 59,391
Morrow / Umatilla 10.32 16.08 20.95 27.92 48.62 23.95 49,819
Clackamas 17.85 22.94 29.73 37.78 49.66 32.56 67,714
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Regional Employment Projections for Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives Non-technical and Scientific
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2010 2020 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 15,581 18,626 3,045 19.5% 305 403 707
Multnomah / Washington 7,626 9,316 1,690 22.2% 169 199 368
Clackamas 2,198 2,655 457 20.8% 46 57 103
Lane 1,230 1,470 240 19.5% 24 32 56
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 1,124 1,319 195 17.3% 20 29 48
Jackson / Josephine 681 782 101 14.8% 10 17 27
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 521 636 115 22.1% 12 14 25
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 371 443 72 19.4% 7 10 17
Douglas 181 214 33 18.2% 3 5 8
Morrow / Umatilla 150 187 37 24.7% 4 4 8
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 143 177 34 23.8% 3 4 7
Coos / Curry 140 152 12 8.6% 1 3 5
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 128 147 19 14.8% 2 3 5
Klamath / Lake 97 107 10 10.3% 1 2 3
Grant / Harney / Malheur 77 88 11 14.3% 1 2 3
Baker / Union / Wallowa 62 75 13 21.0% 1 2 3

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
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Industries of Employment for Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives Non-technical and Scientific
Industry
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Ownership 2010
Employment
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Private 137
Construction Private 612
Specialty Trade Contractors Private 480
Building Equipment Contractors Private 247
Manufacturing Private 2,592
Food Manufacturing Private 221
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing Private 150
Beverage Manufacturing Private 150
Wood Product Manufacturing Private 331
Other Wood Product Manufacturing Private 183
Printing and Related Support Activities Private 151
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing Private 160
Plastics Product Manufacturing Private 126
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing Private 257
Machinery Manufacturing Private 192
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Private 200
Miscellaneous Manufacturing Private 160
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing Private 122
Wholesale Trade Private 9,688
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods Private 3,861
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Private 393
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers Private 602
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Private 431
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers Private 186
Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers Private 428
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Private 439
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Private 1,110
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers Private 174
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods Private 2,490
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers Private 294
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers Private 121
Grocery and Related Product Wholesalers Private 758
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers Private 680
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers Private 433
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers Private 3,337
Retail Trade Private 1,122
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers Private 201
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores Private 155
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers Private 277
Building Material and Supplies Dealers Private 239
Nonstore Retailers Private 236
Transportation and Warehousing Private 128
Information Private 213
Publishing Industries (except Internet) Private 161
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Private 219
Management of Companies and Enterprises Private 238
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 264
Administrative and Support Services Private 263
Educational Requirements for Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives Non-technical and Scientific Workers typically need a high school diploma or equivalent to enter this occupation. Those with an Associate's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, moderate-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives Non-technical and Scientific
  • Apply Product Knowledge To Marketing Of Goods
  • Apply Telephone Communication As Sales Tool
  • Balance Invoices
  • Conduct Sales Presentations
  • Describe And Demonstrate Goods And Services
  • Monitor Consumer And Marketing Trends
  • Process Records And Maintain Forms And Files
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Provide Training To Customers
  • Recognize And Evaluate Product Quality
  • Understand Sales Contracts
  • Use Computers To Enter, Access And Retrieve Data
  • Use Computers To Organize And Locate Parts And Inventory
  • Use Marketing Techniques
  • Use Sales Techniques
Schools and Training Providers for Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives Non-technical and Scientific The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Everest College
425 SW Washington Street
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: (503) 222-3225
Programs of Training:
The Art Institute of Portland
1122 NW Davis St
Portland, OR 97309
Phone: (503) 228-6528
Programs of Training:
Southwestern Oregon Community College
1988 Newmark Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420-2193
Phone: (541) 888-2525
Programs of Training:
Portland State University
724 SW Harrison
Portland, OR 97201
Phone: (503) 725-4433
Programs of Training:
Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 552-7672
Programs of Training:
Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR 97045-8980
Phone: (503) 657-6958 x2313
Programs of Training:
Pioneer Pacific College
27501 SW Parkway Ave
Wilsonville, OR 97070-9296
Phone: (503) 682-3903
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives Non-technical and Scientific These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Clackamas Community College
Lane Community College
Linn-Benton Community College
Portland Community College
Treasure Valley Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives Non-technical and Scientific matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Wholesale And Manufacturing Sales Representatives, Technical And Scientific 62%
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 44%
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News And Street Vendors, And Related Workers 41%
Sales And Related Workers, All Other 33%
Advertising Sales Agents 32%
Telemarketers 30%