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Occupation Profile for Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers

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

 
 
 

 
 
Overview
$20,190.00 Median Annual Wage 3,000 Average Job Openings Per Year
4.7 Average Unemployment Percentage 47.2 Percentage That Completed High School
200,000 Employment Numbers in 2006 31.5 Percentage That Had Some College
207,000 Employment Numbers in 2016 (est.) 21.3 Percentage That Went Beyond College Degree

Sample Job Titles
Agent
Agent, Door to Door Selling
Attendant
Balloon Seller
Beauty Consultant
Beauty Counselor
Book Agent
Book Canvasser
Book Solicitor
Bumboater
Candy Butcher
Candy Vendor
Canvasser
Carrier
Caterer, Truck
Chuck Wagon Driver
Cigarette Vendor
Collector
Counselor, Direct Selling
Cushion Boy
Cushion Worker
Deliverer
Demonstrator
Distributor
Distributor, Door to Door Selling
Door to Door Salesman
Fashion Consultant, Sales
Field Representative
Fish Peddler
Fruit Vendor
Fuller Brush Man
Fuller Brush Worker
Fullerette
Good Humor Vendor
Hawker
Huckster
Ice Cream Man
Ice Cream Vendor
Independent Beauty Consultant
Independent Distributor
Independent Jeweler
Independent Sales Representative
Kettle Girl
Kettle Worker
Lei Seller
Lounge Car Attendant
Lunch Truck Operator
Lunch Wagon Operator
News Agent
Newsboy
Newspaper Carrier
Newspaper Deliverer
Newspaper Peddler
Newspaper Solicitor, Subscription
Newspaper Vendor
Paper Boy
Paper Carrier
Paper Deliverer
Peanut Vendor
Peddler
Pillow Agent
Popcorn Machine Operator
Popcorn Vendor
Portable Canteen Operator
Pushcart Peddler
Representative
Route Carrier
Sales Representative
Sales Representative, Door-to-Door
Sandwich and Drink Cart Operator
Sandwich Peddler
Street Vendor
Subscription Agent
Vendor

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Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Core — Distribute product samples or literature that details products or services.
  • Core — Order or purchase supplies.
  • Core — Set up and display sample merchandise at parties or stands.
  • Supplemental — Stock carts or stands.
  • Core — Deliver merchandise, and collect payment.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
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