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Employers of Marketing majors in the U.S.

Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price. Because most industries use market research, these analysts are employed throughout the economy. Most analysts work full time during regular business hours. Some work under pressure of deadlines and tight schedules. Most market research analysts need at least a bachelor’s degree. Top research positions often require a master’s degree. Strong math and analytical skills are essential. The median annual wage for market research analysts was $60,300 in May 2012. Employment of market research analysts is projected to grow 32 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Employment growth will be driven by an increased use of data and market research across all industries, to understand the needs and wants of customers, and to measure the effectiveness of marketing and business strategies.

Market Research Analysts

Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price. They research market conditions in local, regional, or national areas, or gather information to determine potential sales of a product or service, or create a marketing campaign. May gather information on competitors, prices, sales, and methods of marketing and distribution. Because most industries use market research, these analysts are employed throughout the economy. Most analysts work full time during regular business hours. Some work under pressure of deadlines and tight schedules. Most market research analysts need at least a bachelor’s degree. Some research positions may require a master’s degree. Strong math and analytical skills are essential. The median annual wage for market research analysts was $63,230 in May 2017. Employment of market research analysts is projected to grow 23 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Employment growth will be driven by an increased use of data and market research across all industries.

Advertising and Promotions Managers

Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers plan, direct, or coordinate advertising policies and programs or produce collateral materials, such as posters, contests, coupons, or giveaways, to create extra interest in the purchase of a product or service for a department, an entire organization, or on an account basis. They plan programs to generate interest in products or services. They work with art directors, sales agents, and financial staff members. Many of these workers are employed in advertising agencies or in corporate or regional managing offices. A bachelor’s degree is required for most advertising, promotions, and marketing management positions. These managers typically have work experience in advertising, marketing, promotions, or sales. The median annual wage for advertising and promotions managers was $106,130 in May 2017. The median annual wage for marketing managers was $132,230 in May 2017. Overall employment of advertising, promotions, and marketing managers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Advertising, promotions, and marketing campaigns will continue to be essential for organizations as they seek to maintain and expand their share of the market.

Marketing Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate marketing policies and programs, such as determining the demand for products and services offered by a firm and its competitors, and identify potential customers. Develop pricing strategies with the goal of maximizing the firm's profits or share of the market while ensuring the firm's customers are satisfied. Oversee product development or monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services. The median annual wage for marketing managers was $132,230 in May 2017.

Sales Managers

Sales managers direct organizations' sales teams. They set sales goals, analyze data, and develop training programs for organizations’ sales representatives. They plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers. Sales managers often are required to travel. Most sales managers work full time, and they often have to work additional hours on evenings and weekends. Most sales managers have a bachelor’s degree and work experience as a sales representative. The median annual wage for sales managers was $121,060 in May 2017. Employment of sales managers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment growth of these managers will depend primarily on growth or contraction in the industries that employ them.

Sales Engineers

Sales engineers sell complex scientific and technological products or services to businesses. They must have extensive knowledge of the products’ parts and functions and must understand the scientific processes that make these products work. Sales engineers often work under stressful conditions because their income and job security depend on commission from successfully completing sales. Some sales engineers may work additional and irregular hours to meet sales goals and client needs. Sales engineers typically need a bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field. Successful sales engineers combine technical knowledge of the products or services they are selling with strong interpersonal skills. The median annual wage for sales engineers was $98,720 in May 2017. Employment of sales engineers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. As a wider range of technologically sophisticated products comes on the market, sales engineers will be in demand to sell these products and services related to these products.

Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives

Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations. They contact customers, explain the features of the products they are selling, negotiate prices, and answer any questions that their customers may have about the products. Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives work under pressure because their income and job security depend on the amount of merchandise they sell. Some sales representatives travel frequently. Educational requirements vary for sales representatives and depend on the type of products sold. If the products are not scientific or technical, a high school diploma is generally sufficient for entry into the occupation. If the products are scientific or technical, sales representatives typically need at least a bachelor's degree. The median annual wage for sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products was $56,970 in May 2017. The median annual wage for sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products was $78,830 in May 2017. Overall employment of wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives is projected to grow 5 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment growth for sales representatives is expected to follow employment growth of the economy as a whole. Employment opportunities should be best in independent agencies, which operate on a fee basis and represent several manufacturers, instead of buying and holding the product they are selling.

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

Sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers where technical or scientific knowledge is required in such areas as biology, engineering, chemistry, and electronics, normally obtained from at least 2 years of post-secondary education. The median annual wage for sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products was $78,830 in May 2017. Overall employment of wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives is projected to grow 5 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment growth for sales representatives is expected to follow employment growth of the economy as a whole. Employment opportunities should be best in independent agencies, which operate on a fee basis and represent several manufacturers, instead of buying and holding the product they are selling.

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Neptune Holding US Corp.
Altice USA
Driveline Retail Merchandising, Inc.
Driveline Retail Solutions
Houston Tribology Sales & Marketing Office
A L S
Marketsource, Inc.
Ahl Services, Inc.
Syneos Health, Inc.
Direct Energy Business Marketing, LLC
Viad's Marketing & Events Group
Ventiv Health, Inc.
In Ventive Commercial Services
Expansion Strategies, Inc
Marketstar Corporation
Marketstar/Cma
Etech Global Services LLC
Etech
Contact Center Solution, LLC
Access Direct Telemarketing Services Inc
Research Triangle Institute Inc
R T I International
American Customer Care, Inc.
Westat, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc
Infoscan
Hgs (usa), LLC
Hinduja Global Solutions
MBNA Marketing Systems, Inc
MBNA
Point 180 LLC
Nectar Acquisition Corporation
Alorica Inc.
Vxi Global Solutions, LLC
Vxi Global Solutions
Synergy Solutions, Inc.
Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC
Ppd
Marketing Store Worldwide LP
Affinitas Corporation
Kantar Operations
Associated Community Services Inc.
AC Services
Veldos LLC
Skybridge Americas, Inc.
Skybridge Marketing Group
Nielsen Audio, Inc.
Alorica Customer Care, Inc.
Alorica Customer Care, Inc.
Channel Source, Inc.
Sun Pacific Marketing Cooperative, Inc.
Alta Resources Corp.
Toppan Merrill LLC
Tpusa, Inc.
Teleperformance USA
Dialogdirect, LLC
Radius Product Development Inc.
Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc.
Trg Customer Solutions, Inc.
Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg L.P.
Alorica Customer Care, Inc.
Global Telesourcing, LLC
The Times of Trenton Publishing Corporation
K & L Field Marketing LLC
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