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Sales: Career and Education Opportunities in Vermont

Sales: Sales professionals implement and coordinate directed sales initiatives aimed at increasing sales and profitability. Some of these workers interact directly with the customers and other sales workers handle infrastructure and marketing strategies.

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Vermont has a population of 621,760, which has grown by 2.12% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Green Mountain State," its capital is Montpelier, though its largest city is Burlington. In 2008, there were a total of 434,917 jobs in Vermont. The average annual income was $38,700 in 2008, up from $37,735 the preceding year. The unemployment rate in Vermont was 6.9% in 2009, which has grown by 2.4% since the previous year. Approximately 29.4% of Vermont residents have college degrees, which is higher than the national average.

The top industries in Vermont include computer product manufacturing, nonupholstered wood household furniture manufacturing, and sporting goods merchant wholesalers. Notable tourist attractions include the Fleming Museum, the Yolanda Drag Queen Singer Songwriter, and the Burlington Chamber of Commerce.


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Everything that is sold can use a sales person. Across a wide variety of verticals, Sales People and Clerks make sure the sale is made and then handle the transactions themselves.