Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Telemarketers: Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
What Telemarketers Do
Solicit donations or orders for goods or services over the telephone.
- 2014 employment: 237,900
- May 2015 median annual wage: $23,530
Job Outlook for Telemarketers
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: -7,200
- Growth rate: -3 percent (Decline)
How to Become a Telemarketer
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: No formal educational credential
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.