Some of the skills we found on senior sales representative resumes included "customer service," "product knowledge," and "sales process." We have detailed the most important senior sales representative responsibilities below.
Before becoming a senior sales representative, 73.8% earned their bachelor's degree. When it comes down to graduating with a master's degree, 6.9% senior sales representatives went for the extra education. If you're wanting to pursue this career, it may be possible to be successful with a high school degree. In fact, most senior sales representatives have a college degree. But about one out of every eight senior sales representatives didn't attend college at all.
Those senior sales representatives who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or marketing degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for senior sales representatives include communication degrees or psychology degrees.
Once you're ready to become a senior sales representative, you should explore the companies that typically hire senior sales representatives. According to senior sales representative resumes that we searched through, senior sales representatives are hired the most by GoWireless, Honeywell International, and Fiserv. Currently, GoWireless has 136 senior sales representative job openings, while there are 63 at Honeywell International and 34 at Fiserv.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, senior sales representatives tend to earn the biggest salaries at Teradata, eGain, and Google. Take Teradata for example. The median senior sales representative salary is $163,629. At eGain, senior sales representatives earn an average of $134,038, while the average at Google is $131,521. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at Novartis, Eli Lilly and Company, and GlaxoSmithKline. These three companies have hired a significant number of senior sales representatives from these institutions.
For the most part, senior sales representatives make their living in the retail and technology industries. Senior sales representatives tend to make the most in the technology industry with an average salary of $117,659. The senior sales representative annual salary in the health care and retail industries generally make $114,505 and $110,487 respectively. Additionally, senior sales representatives who work in the technology industry make 31.1% more than senior sales representatives in the manufacturing Industry.