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Keyword Relevance for: Professional, scientific and technical services
41-4011.00    Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    19 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    12 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    11 matches


  • Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Technical Service Representative
  • Aircraft Equipment and Parts Sales Representative
  • Building Equipment and Supplies Sales Representative
  • Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Chemicals and Drugs Sales Representative
  • Computers and EDP Systems Sales Representative
  • Dental and Medical Equipment and Supplies Sales Representative
  • Elevators, Escalators, and Dumbwaiters Sales Representative
  • Farm and Garden Equipment and Supplies Sales Representative
  • Field Service Representative
  • Foundry and Machine Shop Products Sales Representative
  • Medical Service Representative
  • Milking Machines Sales Service Representative
  • Oil Field Supplies and Equipment Sales Representative
  • Pharmaceutical Service Representative
  • Poultry Equipment and Supplies Sales Representative
  • Radiographic Inspection Equipment and Services Sales Representative
  • Railroad Equipment and Supplies Sales Representative
  • Weighing and Force Measurement Instruments Sales Representative

O*NET-SOC Description

  • 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.


  • Compute customer's installation or production costs and estimate savings from new services, products, or equipment.
  • Consult with engineers regarding technical problems with products.
  • Contact new and existing customers to discuss their needs, and to explain how these needs could be met by specific products and services.
  • Emphasize product features based on analyses of customers' needs and on technical knowledge of product capabilities and limitations.
  • Inform customers of estimated delivery schedules, service contracts, warranties, or other information pertaining to purchased products.
  • Negotiate prices or terms of sales or service agreements.
  • Present information to customers about the energy efficiency or environmental impact of scientific or technical products.
  • Provide customers with ongoing technical support.
  • Research and convey information to customers about tax benefits or government rebates associated with energy-efficient scientific or technical products, such as solar panels.
  • Sell technical and scientific products that are environmentally sound or designed for environmental remediation.
  • Sell service contracts for products.
  • Visit establishments to evaluate needs or to promote product or service sales.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise customers on the use of products or services.
  • Answer customer questions about goods or services.
  • Arrange delivery of goods or services.
  • Attend events to develop professional knowledge.
  • Contact current or potential customers to promote products or services.
  • Discuss design or technical features of products or services with technical personnel.
  • Explain technical product or service information to customers.
  • Prepare drawings or diagrams of products or services.
  • Recommend products or services to customers.
  • Sell products or services.
  • Study product information to acquire professional knowledge.