"product knowledge," "customer service," and "sales presentations" aren't the only skills we found marketing representatives list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of marketing representative responsibilities that we found, including:
See the full list of marketing representative skills.
We've found that 68.5% of marketing representatives have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 6.0% earned their master's degrees before becoming a marketing representative. While it's true that most marketing representatives have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every seven marketing representatives did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those marketing representatives who do attend college, typically earn either a business degree or a marketing degree. Less commonly earned degrees for marketing representatives include a communication degree or a psychology degree.
Once you're ready to become a marketing representative, you should explore the companies that typically hire marketing representatives. According to marketing representative resumes that we searched through, marketing representatives are hired the most by F.H. Furr, Hilton Grand Vacations, and Window Nation. Currently, F.H. Furr has 42 marketing representative job openings, while there are 33 at Hilton Grand Vacations and 32 at Window Nation.
Since salary is important to some marketing representatives, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Amazon, Hess, and Realogy. If you were to take a closer look at Amazon, you'd find that the average marketing representative salary is $88,542. Then at Hess, marketing representatives receive an average salary of $87,407, while the salary at Realogy is $83,764.
View more details on marketing representative salaries across the United States.
We also looked into companies who hire marketing representatives from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include IBM, Xerox, and Bozzuto.
The industries that marketing representatives fulfill the most roles in are the construction and hospitality industries. But the highest marketing representative annual salary is in the finance industry, averaging $60,984. In the insurance industry they make $60,829 and average about $56,345 in the hospitality industry. In conclusion, marketing representatives who work in the finance industry earn a 57.0% higher salary than marketing representatives in the retail industry.