Technical Sales Representatives

Snapshot

Technical Sales Representatives represent companies in selling a range of industrial, medical and pharmaceutical goods and services to industrial, business, professional and other establishments.
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Technical Sales Representatives
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
27,300
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1490
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Strong growth

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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks

  • compiling lists of prospective client businesses using directories and other sources
  • acquiring and updating knowledge of employers' and competitors' goods and services, and market conditions
  • visiting regular and prospective client businesses to establish and act on selling opportunities
  • assessing customers' needs and recommending and explaining goods and services to them
  • monitoring customers' changing needs and competitor activity, and reporting these developments to sales management
  • quoting and negotiating prices and credit terms, and completing contracts and recording orders
  • arranging delivery of goods, installation of equipment and the provision of services
  • reporting to sales management on sales made and the marketability of goods and services
  • following up with clients to ensure satisfaction with goods and services purchased, and resolving any problems arising
  • preparing sales reports and maintaining and submitting records of business expenses incurred

Job Titles

  • Sales Representative (Industrial Products)
  • Medical & Pharmaceutical Products Sales Rep
  • Technical Sales Representatives

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Hospital-Health Services Pharmacy Support
  • Certificate IV in Business Sales

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Career data sourced from: http://joboutlook.gov.au/
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