Workers in this unit group perform a variety of sales occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 712: Sales Related Occupations.


  • Negotiates agreements for the passage of supply lines over or under land/property and the siting of supporting structures and other items.
  • Provides demonstrations of a product within retail stores, exhibitions and trade fairs to promote interest amongst potential customers.
  • Organises parties in private households to sell clothing, fashion accessories, giftware and other goods.
  • Obtains orders for advertising, financial, catering, printing and transportation services.
  • Advises clients and agents on insurance related problems, seeks new outlets for business and quotes premiums, bonus rates, tax concessions, etc..
  • Assesses characteristics of goods/services being sold and decides on main selling points.

Typical Education Level

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 15% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£16,985 Average wage

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for sales related occupation n.e.c. is £16,985

1,812 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,812. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.


Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for sales related occupation n.e.c. roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £16,985 per year. That is about £1,415 per month or £8.71 per hour. New workers generally start on £11,578, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £46,446

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,812 people are employed in the region.

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