Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers

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What do they do?

Sell goods or services door-to-door or on the street.

Also known as:

Direct Sales Coach, Door-to-Door Sales Trainer, Independent Beauty Consultant, Independent Distributor, Independent Sales Associate, Independent Sales Representative, Sales Representative, Street Vendor

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers is projected to Decline 7 percent from 2018 to 2028

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For All United States:

  • -7.2%

    Percent Change

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  • 7,800

    Annual Projected Job Openings

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Typical College Majors

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (1%)
  • Master's degree (5.3%)
  • Bachelor's degree (19.8%)
  • Associate's degree (8.1%)
  • Some college, no degree (23.6%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (29.8%)
  • Less than high school diploma (12.5%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Sales and Marketing - Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Explain technical product or service information to customers.
  • Demonstrate products to consumers.
  • Identify potential customers.
  • Arrange delivery of goods or services.
  • Take product orders from customers.
  • Process sales or other transactions.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 26.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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