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FIELD SALES ENGINEER, IN-DEPTH: Gets To Travel & See Cool Stinky Stuff

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Reilly, a Field Sales Engineer who sells odor control products to all kinds of industries, such as composting, asphalt, and wastewater, describes what he likes most about his job, its challenges, and how hard it is to get a job in his field. It's not tough to find a job in Sales; what's challenging is being successful in it.

Degree: Psychology - Business
Job Title: Field Sales Engineer

Job Summary: Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

Job Description

Sales representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations. They contact customers, explain product features, answer any questions that their customers may have, and negotiate prices.

On-the-Job Training

Many companies have formal training programs for beginning wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives that last up to 1 year.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$35,000 - $145,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
14 to 18 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Flexible
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office, Travel, Home
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
People skills, Analytical skills, Networking, Teamwork, Verbal communication skills

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m='12020'>Having</span> <span m='12270'>that</span> <span m='12420'>mobility</span> <span m='13160'>to</span> <span m='13370'>go</span> <span m='13610'>to</span> <span m='13680'>different</span> <span m='13980'>places,</span> <span m='14490'>and</span> <span m='14620'>see different</span> <span m='15100'>things</span> <span m='15580'>that</span> <span m='15700'>I</span> <span m='15740'>wouldn't</span> <span m='15940'>normally</span> <span m='16300'>see</span> <span m='16560'>without</span> <span m='16820'>the</span> <span m='16900'>job.</span> </p><p><span m='19140'>Things</span> <span m='19370'>that are</span> <span m='19530'>hard?</span> <span m='19910'>I</span> <span m='19960'>guess</span> <span m='20370'>is</span> <span m='20540'>the</span> <span m='21480'>getting</span> <span m='21650'>into</span> <span m='21800'>the</span> <span m='21930'>office at</span> <span m='22400'>8:00 AM</span> <span m='22700'>every</span> <span m='22770'>morning.</span> <span m='23780'>That's</span> <span m='24180'>tough</span> <span m='24330'>for</span> <span m='24430'>me.</span> <span m='24720'>I</span> <span m='25080'>have</span> <span m='25300'>a</span> <span m='25350'>hard</span> <span m='25540'>time</span> <span m='25740'>getting up</span> <span m='26110'>in the</span> <span m='26160'>morning,</span> <span m='26600'>usually.</span> <span m='28200'>When</span> <span m='28780'>I'm</span> <span m='28930'>at</span> <span m='29080'>home</span> <span m='29540'>and</span> <span m='29650'>I</span> <span m='29720'>have</span> <span m='29900'>to</span> <span m='29990'>be</span> <span m='30090'>at</span> <span m='30170'>the</span> <span m='30280'>office,</span> <span m='31015'>it's just</span> <span m='31280'>something</span> <span m='31660'>you've got to do.</span> <span m='31900'>You've</span> <span m='32150'>got</span> <span m='32259'>to</span> <span m='32310'>get</span> <span m='32490'>in</span> <span m='32630'>there.</span> <span m='33080'>Get in</span> <span m='33540'>the office.</span> </p><p><span m='34460'>Is it</span> <span m='34580'>hard to</span> <span m='34780'>get a</span> <span m='35010'>job</span> <span m='35380'>in my</span> <span m='35450'>field?</span> <span m='35930'>I</span> <span m='35990'>think</span> <span m='36330'>that</span> <span m='37440'>in</span> <span m='37750'>sales,</span> <span m='38300'>it's</span> <span m='38450'>hard</span> <span m='38750'>to</span> <span m='39770'>be</span> <span m='40180'>good</span> <span m='41000'>at</span> <span m='41170'>what</span> <span m='41330'>you</span> <span m='41420'>do</span> <span m='41650'>in</span> <span m='41760'>sales.</span> <span m='42250'>It's</span> <span m='42450'>a</span> <span m='42620'>tough</span> <span m='42810'>job</span> <span m='43080'>to</span> <span m='43860'>perform</span> <span m='44320'>well</span> <span m='44620'>in.</span> <span m='44850'>I don't</span> <span m='44890'>think</span> <span m='45030'>it's that</span> <span m='45280'>hard</span> <span m='45460'>to</span> <span m='45530'>actually</span> <span m='45850'>get</span> <span m='46710'>a</span> <span m='46800'>job</span> <span m='47170'>in</span> <span m='47280'>sales.</span> <span m='47720'>I think it's just</span> <span m='47970'>staying</span> <span m='48340'>in</span> <span m='48710'>that</span> <span m='48900'>job</span> <span m='49230'>is</span> <span m='49330'>what's</span> <span m='49550'>difficult</span> <span m='50030'>about it.</span> </p><p><span m='51400'>You have</span> <span m='51680'>to be very</span> <span m='52010'>outgoing,</span> <span m='52180'>be able</span> <span m='52650'>to</span> <span m='52900'>talk</span> <span m='53180'>a</span> <span m='53260'>lot of</span> <span m='53590'>different</span> <span m='53680'>people,</span> <span m='55600'>and</span> <span m='56000'>you've</span> <span m='56260'>go to</span> <span m='57270'>be</span> <span m='57430'>able</span> <span m='57610'>to</span> <span m='57960'>have</span> <span m='58120'>a</span> <span m='58170'>conversation</span> <span m='58690'>with</span> <span m='58760'>someone</span> <span m='59090'>about</span> <span m='59420'>pretty</span> <span m='59640'>much</span> <span m='59880'>anything,</span> <span m='60420'>and</span> <span m='60670'>things</span> <span m='60850'>that</span> <span m='61150'>they're</span> <span m='61450'>into.</span> </p>","file":{"id":345372,"video_id":"3122639959001","name":"1844-Reilly-FieldSalesEngineer2","duration":62718,"thumbnail_url":null}});