Sales Representative

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A sales representative, or sales rep, travels about showing goods to individuals or businesses and trying to sell them. They can also be known as sales executives.

The Work

The work varies from company to company, and involves either business-to-business (B2B) or direct sales, business-to-consumer (B2C). Main areas include:

You could be:


The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting pay without commission can range from £17,000 to £25,000 a year. Commission or bonuses can sometimes bring it up to between £30,000 and £55,000 or more a year. Some jobs pay only commission. You may be provided with a company car, mobile phone and laptop.


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