To become a field sales representative, you usually need a bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of experience. The most common jobs before becoming a field sales representative are sales representative, account executive, and account manager. It takes an average of less than 1 month of job training to become a field sales representative.
The national average salary for field sales representatives is $48,460, but with the right certifications and experience, they can make up to $88,000. Getting a certification as a Certified Sales Professional (CSP) will help you to earn more as a field sales representative.
Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 2% and produce 35,400 job opportunities across the U.S.