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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

41-9041 Telemarketers



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

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 82060$24.00/hr$15.67/hr$19.48/hr$23.69/hr$24.93/hr$31.20/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Construction80$21.12/hr
ManufacturingN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities100$24.58/hr
InformationN/AN/A
Financial Activities600$23.69/hr
Professional and Business Services180$19.50/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Other Services20$14.84/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN 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
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota 20$19.50/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 20$15.15/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20$19.50/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 40$20.62/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 50$23.17/hr-14.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 820$23.69/hr-19.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 840$23.69/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,010$23.61/hr-19.9%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers N/A$12.12/hrN/A
Telephone Operators N/AN/AN/A
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 3,030$19.59/hr-9.3%


  • 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.
  • Answer telephone calls from potential customers who have been solicited through advertisements.
  • Telephone or write letters to respond to correspondence from customers or to follow up initial sales contacts.
  • Schedule appointments for sales representatives to meet with prospective customers or for customers to attend sales presentations.
  • Maintain records of contacts, accounts, and orders.
  • Adjust sales scripts to better target the needs and interests of specific individuals.