Sector: Manufacturing

Sales Representative

A sales representative career could be for you if…
Your skills include speaking, negotiation and persuasion.
Your interests can be described as conventional and enterprising.
Your values include relationship, achievement and independence.

Career Overview

To be successful in sales in the forest products industry, you must be driven, disciplined, and focused. You will be expected to plan daily sales activities and seek out sales through cold calls, door-to-door contact, networking, and marketing efforts. As a forestry sales representative, you will also be expected to have a solid understanding of the forest products industry and the innovative products it produces. Forestry sales representative jobs offer the opportunity to move up to supervisory, managerial, or executive positions.

Other job titles include: account representative, customer account technician, inside salesperson, outside sales representative, route sales representative, sales consultant, sales professional, sales representative (sales rep), salesman, salesperson

Education and Training

Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.


National Average Annual Salary
$35,790.00 - $129,450.00
National Average Hourly Salary
$17.21 - $62.24
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