At any given time, LinkedIn has nearly 10,000 active job postings searching for sales professionals in the technology industry (proof). This is one of the most lucrative industries and professions on the planet (proof), with most sales professionals averaging an income far more than $150,000 (USD) per year. Recruiters in this industry have their email inbox stuff with underqualified candidates from outside of the industry.
And still, there is no degree in this field. We aren't downplaying the value of a well-rounded education - but it isn't required. Technology companies like Microsoft, Workday, Adobe, Salesforce, Oracle, and hundreds of companies globally, hav\ thousands of sales professionals. And we've not even mentioned their supporting partner ecosystems that consist of salespeople in hundreds of other companies.
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From the Press:
"SAP America also topped our list of the 10 companies where salespeople earn the highest annual commission on sales – which didn’t include base salary."
"Trailing close behind in the No. 2 spot is IT firm CA Technologies. Sales representatives there say they earn a base salary of $106,542 and an average annual commission of $87,481. In total, they earn $194,023 a year."
"Others to make the list include tech giants Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard and IBM Sales reps at all three of those companies say they earn over $142,000 a year, on average."
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