Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

41-9041 Telemarketers



Solicit donations or orders for goods or services over the telephone.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 208$14.33/hr$10.74/hr$11.48/hr$12.76/hr$16.33/hr$20.78/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
ConstructionN/A$13.54/hr
ManufacturingN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities210$14.29/hr
InformationN/AN/A
Financial Activities580N/A
Professional and Business Services920$13.36/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota 20$12.76/hr0.0%
Northwest Balance of State 30$12.87/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 40$12.22/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 60$10.34/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 70$10.34/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 140$10.03/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,700$14.77/hr-8.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,710$14.77/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,840$14.56/hr-8.5%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers N/AN/AN/A
Telephone Operators 620$18.61/hrN/A
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 3,610$18.54/hr10.0%


  • Explain products or services and prices, and answer questions from customers.
  • Deliver prepared sales talks, reading from scripts that describe products or services, to persuade potential customers to purchase a product or service or to make a donation.
  • Contact businesses or private individuals by telephone to solicit sales for goods or services, or to request donations for charitable causes.
  • Obtain customer information such as name, address, and payment method, and enter orders into computers.
  • Record names, addresses, purchases, and reactions of prospects contacted.
  • Adjust sales scripts to better target the needs and interests of specific individuals.
  • Adjust sales scripts to better target the needs and interests of specific individuals.
  • Obtain customer information such as name, address, and payment method, and enter orders into computers.
  • Explain products or services and prices, and answer questions from customers.
  • Record names, addresses, purchases, and reactions of prospects contacted.