A Telemarketer earns an average wage of $10.67 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$17,014 - $73,533
$17K
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MEDIAN: $30,711
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$8.56 - $14.98
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MEDIAN: $10.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$17,014 - $73,533  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
Commission
$4.86 - $15,205  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,228 - $39,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.56 - $14.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.59  
Overtime
$13.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
   
Commission
$4.86 - $15,205  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,228 - $39,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 154

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Job Description for Telemarketer

A telemarketer's responsibilities vary slightly by field, but they are generally responsible for calling potential customers over the telephone using automatic dialing systems and/or other phone systems. They are responsible for persuading potential customers to buy services or products by following a prepared sales pitch with product information and price quotes. Once a sale has been made, the telemarketer is responsible for recording names, addresses, and other pertinent information. Telemarketers are also responsible for following up on previous calls, as the first call may not lead to sales. In all tasks, they are required to follow all organizational guidelines and policies.

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Telemarketer Tasks

  • Deliver prepared sales talks, reading from scripts that describe products or services, in order to persuade potential customers to purchase a product or service or to make a donation.
  • Obtain customer information such as name, address, and payment method, and enter orders into computer.
  • Explain products or services and prices, and answer questions from customers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Telemarketer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Telemarketer

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
052
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Telemarketer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Telemarketer Salaries

up arrow 3%

National Average
$24,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 67%
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