After slogging through college and feeling the burden of a $30,000 debt or thereabouts, you might be wondering whether a sales job is for you. A job in sales can be a rewarding career — both figuratively and literally. Not only can it pay well if you’re successful, but it’s hardly a paper-pushing job. People that work in sales are constantly challenged and asked to fill in the puzzle pieces connecting what they’re selling, to what the customer needs help doing.
What are the best and worst jobs in sales? Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ wage estimates, it’s possible to figure out which jobs are great — and which jobs have a high turnover rate for numerous reasons. What jobs might be right for a career in sales?
Top Job: Securities, Financial Services, and Commodities Sales Car