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Non-Retail Sales Supervisors
(SOC Code : 41-1012)
in California

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of sales workers other than retail sales workers. May perform duties, such as budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.

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Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
California 20221st Qtr$42.20$30.89$39.03$50.48

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeTotal Job Openings
California 2018 - 202841,00040,700-300-0.738,740

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Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
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Licensing and Certification Program

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Depository Credit Intermediation 8,1936.1%
Electronics and Appliance Stores 8,7013.7%
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers 1,6222.5%
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 3,7822.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5,2121.8%
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers 4,1381.7%
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers 7,2061.7%
Travel Arrangement & Reservation Service5,8841.3%
Business Support Services 4,8211.3%
Consumer Goods Rental 1,9861.0%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
General Merchandising, Sales, & Related Marketing Operations
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
Special Products Marketing Operations

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Confer with company officials to develop methods and procedures to increase sales, expand markets, and promote business.
Listen to and resolve customer complaints regarding services, products, or personnel.
Provide staff with assistance in performing difficult or complicated duties.
Monitor sales staff performance to ensure that goals are met.
Formulate pricing policies on merchandise according to profitability requirements.
Hire, train, and evaluate personnel.
Analyze details of sales territories to assess their growth potential and to set quotas.
Attend company meetings to exchange product information and coordinate work activities with other departments.
Prepare sales and inventory reports for management and budget departments.
Plan and prepare work schedules, and assign employees to specific duties.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
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.
Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Working Conditions - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.

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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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