Sample 1 - State of California

Occupation Profile


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Door-to-Door Sales Workers
(SOC Code : 41-9091)
in California

Sell goods or services door-to-door or on the street.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Short-term on-the-job training .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$15.43$10.06$15.20$17.84

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 202022,10020,700-1,400-6.3490

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About This Occupation (from O*NET - The Occupation Information Network)[Top]
Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Deliver merchandise and collect payment.
Write and record orders for merchandise or enter orders into computers.
Explain products or services and prices and demonstrate use of products.
Contact customers to persuade them to purchase merchandise or services.
Arrange buying parties and solicit sponsorship of such parties to sell merchandise.
Answer questions about product features and benefits.
Circulate among potential customers or travel by foot, truck, automobile, or bicycle to deliver or sell merchandise or services.
Develop prospect lists.
Order or purchase supplies.
Distribute product samples or literature that details products or services.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Achievement - Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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