Telemarketing Sales Representative Statistics in the US

The average employee age for telemarketing sales representatives is 36 years. The telemarketing sales representative workforce reached a whopping 111,213 in 2020!

Among telemarketing sales representatives, we discovered that 57.0% of them are women, while 38.7% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among telemarketing sales representatives is White, which makes up 60.9% of all telemarketing sales representatives. Comparatively, there are 17.5% of the Black or African American ethnicity and 15.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity. Telemarketing sales representatives are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, telemarketing sales representatives are more likely to find a job in the professional industry.

From where do we know all information about telemarketing sales representative demographics? We analyzed 6,529 telemarketing sales representatives resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Telemarketing Sales Representative Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as telemarketing sales representatives. Keep reading to find out what the results for telemarketing sales representatives were.

Telemarketing Sales Representative Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among telemarketing sales representatives is White, which makes up 60.9% of all telemarketing sales representatives. Comparatively, there are 17.5% of the Black or African American ethnicity and 15.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

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  • White, 60.9%
  • Black or African American, 17.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 15.5%
  • Asian, 2.7%
  • Unknown, 2.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.0%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Telemarketing Sales Representatives

The chart below shows that 67.3% of telemarketing sales representatives speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 10.3% and Russian is the third-most popular at 3.0%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 67.3%
  • French, 10.3%
  • Russian, 3.0%
  • Portuguese, 2.7%
  • German, 2.7%
  • Other, 14.0%

Most Common Degree for Telemarketing Sales Representative

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for telemarketing sales representatives. The most common degree for telemarketing sales representatives is high school diploma. In fact, 38% of telemarketing sales representatives earn that degree. A close second is bachelor's degree with 22% and rounding it off is associate degree with 20%.

Job Title
  • High School Diploma degree, 28%
  • Certificate degree, 26%
  • Bachelors degree, 20%
  • Associate degree, 15%
  • Other Degrees, 11%

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of telemarketing sales representatives based on ethnicity and gender.

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Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Telemarketing Sales Representative

By looking over 6,529 telemarketing sales representatives resumes, we figured out that the average telemarketing sales representative enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 45%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Telemarketing Sales Representative Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of telemarketing sales representative employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of telemarketing sales representatives is 20-30 years old, which represents 38% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Telemarketing Sales Representatives with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, senior field applications engineer and senior systems sales engineer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Wedding Consultant10%87%
Promotional Model13%84%
Escrow Closer13%83%
Telemarketing Sales Representative39%57%
Sales Engineering Manager89%8%
Senior Systems Sales Engineer91%6%
Senior Field Applications Engineer91%5%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Senior Field Applications Engineer
Senior Systems Sales Engineer
Sales Engineering Manager
Telemarketing Sales Representative
Escrow Closer
Promotional Model
Wedding Consultant
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Telemarketing Sales Representatives with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to telemarketing sales representatives.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Newspaper Carrier7.13%
Office Clerk/Cashier7.47%
Telemarketing Sales Representative8.12%
Competitive Shopper11.11%
Event Promoter13.00%
Project Sales Engineer17.39%
Real Estate Agent22.36%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Telemarketing Sales Representative?

male-income
Male Income
$25,855
female-income
Female Income
$25,242

Telemarketing Sales Representative Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$27,009
$26,628
$26,246
$25,865
$25,483
$25,102
$24,721
$24,339
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Telemarketing Sales Representative Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$25,307
Some College/ Associate Degree$25,624
Bachelor's Degree$27,218
Master's Degree$27,809

Telemarketing Sales Representative Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$29,506
$28,658
$27,809
$26,960
$26,112
$25,263
$24,415
$23,566
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Telemarketing Sales Representative Heatmaps

Where Are Telemarketing Sales Representatives Located?

By looking through more than 6,529 resumes, we found that the most popular places for telemarketing sales representatives are NY, New York and AZ, Phoenix.

Number of Telemarketing Sales Representatives

Telemarketing Sales Representative Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ telemarketing sales representatives. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most telemarketing sales representatives is the professional industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire telemarketing sales representatives.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Telemarketing Sales Representative Work In

Employees with the telemarketing sales representative job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most telemarketing sales representatives prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Private

Public

Government

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ telemarketing sales representatives. Those industries include professional, technology and finance.

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Professional

Fortune 500

Technology

Media

Finance

Telemarketing Sales Representative Jobs