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Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

in Massachusetts

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

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
414012  Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 27,549 28,405 856 3.11 % 653 86 567 High school diploma or equivalent 

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    17,470  63 % 18,150  64 % 680  4 % $83,030
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    6,600  24 % 7,040  25 % 440  7 % $93,330
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    5,440  20 % 5,690  20 % 250  5 % $78,060
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    5,430  20 % 5,420  19 % -10  -0 % $76,550
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    780  3 % 870  3 % 90  12 % $84,910
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    780  3 % 870  3 % 90  12 % $84,910
Information    620  2 % 640  2 % 20  2 % $91,870
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    550  2 % 550  2 % 0  1 % $72,440
Printing and Related Support Activities    540  2 % 500  2 % -40  -6 % $84,950
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    530  2 % 580  2 % 50  9 % $64,340
Management of Companies and Enterprises    500  2 % 520  2 % 20  4 % $75,350
Management of Companies and Enterprises    500  2 % 520  2 % 20  4 % $75,350
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    430  2 % 430  2 % 0  -0 % $82,480
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing    330  1 % 330  1 % 0  2 % $68,240
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    280  1 % 290  1 % 10  4 % $55,420
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    270  1 % 270  1 % 0  0 % $79,430
Food Manufacturing    220  1 % 230  1 % 10  4 % $82,830
Chemical Manufacturing    200  1 % 190  1 % -10  -2 % $94,850
Machinery Manufacturing    190  1 % 170  1 % -20  -12 % $86,410
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    140  1 % 120  0 % -20  -11 % $74,640
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing    110  0 % 110  0 % 0  -2 % $81,670
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