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Salary for Telemarketers

Also known as:  Inbound Telemarketer, Outbound Telemarketer, Telemarketer, Telemarketing Sales Representative, Telephone Solicitor, Telesales Representative, Telesales Specialist

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Telemarketers place calls to businesses and home to either sell a product, gather information, raise money for a charity, set appointments and to ask for donations. Automated dialers are usually used to call pre-selected numbers from a list. Telemarketers can work in an office, a call center or from home, most often on a part-time basis. Many times a telemarketing position is commissioned pay only, though this is not true with all positions. There are many industries dependent on telemarketers to provide them with success. A pleasant phone voice and good customer service skills are among the skills needed to work as a telemarketer.

A Telemarketer receives salaries that can range from 16000 and 24000 based on tenure level. Telemarketers get a pay level of Twenty Five Thousand Five Hundred dollars per annum.

Telemarketers can get the best compensation in Massachusetts, where they can get average job salaries of approximating $34140. People holding these jobs are compensated at the highest average salary in Wholesale Trade, where they receive a compensation of $32600.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 8.43 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Telemarketers tend to make the most in the following industries
Manufacturing $32,600
Wholesale Trade $31,660
Management of Companies and Enterprises $30,160
Finance and Insurance $30,100
Educational Services $29,470
Information $28,280
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Construction $22,850
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $23,140
Health Care and Social Assistance $24,530
Accommodation and Food Services $24,760
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $25,150
Transportation and Warehousing $25,480