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Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

in Massachusetts

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 post-secondary education. Excludes "Sales Engineers" (41-9031).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
414011  Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 15,193 15,968 775 5.10 % 390 78 312 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Wholesale Trade    5,590  37 % 5,640  35 % 50  1 % $102,860
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    4,050  27 % 4,560  29 % 510  13 % $104,470
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    4,050  27 % 4,560  29 % 510  13 % $104,470
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    2,860  19 % 2,760  17 % -100  -4 % $96,610
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    2,350  15 % 2,500  16 % 150  7 % $113,950
Information    1,400  9 % 1,700  11 % 300  21 % $116,790
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    1,250  8 % 1,530  10 % 280  23 % $117,320
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    1,150  8 % 1,040  6 % -110  -10 % $91,610
Chemical Manufacturing    310  2 % 310  2 % 0  2 % $96,270
Machinery Manufacturing    250  2 % 220  1 % -30  -12 % $94,510
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    160  1 % 180  1 % 20  12 % $121,710
Repair and Maintenance    160  1 % 160  1 % 0  1 % $87,490
Other Services (except Government)    160  1 % 160  1 % 0  1 % $87,490
Management of Companies and Enterprises    150  1 % 150  1 % 0  4 % $106,500
Management of Companies and Enterprises    150  1 % 150  1 % 0  4 % $106,500
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