DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
Occupational Description:Demonstrate merchandise and answer questions for the purpose of creating public interest in buying the product. May sell demonstrated merchandise.
|Geography||Employment||Emp SE*||Mean||Mean SE*||10th||25th||Median||75th||90th|
|EDR 10 - Southeast||80||4||$10.38/hr||$0.37/hr||$8.00/hr||$8.69/hr||$9.99/hr||$11.63/hr||$13.99/hr|
|*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.|
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|Employment||Median Wage||% Change -|
|Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||190||$37.03/hr||N/A|
|Insurance Sales Agents||140||$24.40/hr||N/A|
|Advertising Sales Agents||140||$16.30/hr||N/A|
Tasks for Demonstrators and Product Promoters
- Prepares reports of services rendered and visits made.
- Conducts guided tours of plant where product is made.
- Answers telephone and written requests from customers for information about product use and writes articles and pamphlets on product.
- Attends trade, traveling, promotional, educational, or amusement exhibit to answer visitors' questions and to protect exhibit against theft or damage.
- Visits homes, community organizations, stores, and schools to demonstrate products or services.
- Demonstrates and explains products, methods, or services to persuade customers to purchase products or utilize services available, and answers questions.
- Sets up and arranges display to attract attention of prospective customers.
- Gives product samples or token gifts to customers, and distributes handbills, brochures, or gift certificates to passers-by.
- Suggests product improvements to employer and product to purchase to customer.
- Trains demonstrators to present company's products or services.
- Solicits new organization membership.
- Develops list of prospective clients from sources, such as newspaper items, company records, local merchants, and customers.
- Instructs customers in alteration of products.
- Contacts businesses and civic establishments and arranges to exhibit and sell merchandise made by disadvantaged persons.
- Wears costume or sign boards and walks in public to attract attention to advertise merchandise, services, or belief.
- Advises customers on homemaking problems related to products or services offered by company.
- Lectures and shows slides to users of company product.
- Collects fees or accepts donations.
- Drives truck and trailer to transport exhibit.