Most associate sales representatives list "work ethic," "patients," and "product knowledge" as skills on their resumes. We go into more details on the most important associate sales representative responsibilities here:
We've found that 58.7% of associate sales representatives have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 5.4% earned their master's degrees before becoming an associate sales representative. While it's true that most associate sales representatives have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every six associate sales representatives did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those associate sales representatives who do attend college, typically earn either a business degree or a marketing degree. Less commonly earned degrees for associate sales representatives include a communication degree or a psychology degree.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become an associate sales representative. We've found that most associate sales representative resumes include experience from Stryker, Smith & Nephew, and Verint. Of recent, Stryker had 162 positions open for associate sales representatives. Meanwhile, there are 71 job openings at Smith & Nephew and 48 at Verint.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, associate sales representatives tend to earn the biggest salaries at Verint, Globus Medical, and General Electric. Take Verint for example. The median associate sales representative salary is $72,527. At Globus Medical, associate sales representatives earn an average of $65,714, while the average at General Electric is $63,560. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
We also looked into companies who hire associate sales representatives from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include Vector Marketing, Dell, and AT&T.;
The industries that associate sales representatives fulfill the most roles in are the health care and technology industries. But the highest associate sales representative annual salary is in the health care industry, averaging $56,246. In the manufacturing industry they make $52,383 and average about $43,143 in the insurance industry. In conclusion, associate sales representatives who work in the health care industry earn a 29.1% higher salary than associate sales representatives in the retail industry.