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  10$15.42/hr$11.01/hr$11.89/hr$15.06/hr$18.29/hr$22.30/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
ConstructionN/A$13.88/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities170$13.87/hr
Information20$12.49/hr
Financial Activities600$17.78/hr
Professional and Business Services760$14.36/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/A$15.06/hr0.0%
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$16.51/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20$16.18/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 60$14.63/hr-1.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,510$15.73/hr-8.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,510$15.72/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,640$15.68/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 N/A$21.57/hrN/A
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 3,400$18.91/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.