A Telesales Agent earns an average wage of $13.75 per hour.

$29,479 - $37,642
$34K
MEDIAN: $33,507
50%

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$8.91 - $15.43
$8
$14
$15
MEDIAN: $13.75
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$33,507  
   
Bonus
$2,700  
Commission
$12,000  
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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$19,045 - $54,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.91 - $15.43  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$2,700  
   
Commission
$12,000  
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).
)
$19,045 - $54,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Telesales Agent

Telesales agents work in a wide range of industries and generally sell products or services directly to customers via telephone. They create prospects by buying sales data from third-parties, as well as performing their own research using data obtained from the internet, and are skilled at informing prospective customers about what their companies have to offer.

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Telesales Agent 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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Key Stats for Telesales Agent

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
071
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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