Stuck in a low-wage job? Try sales, new study suggests
Financial sales jobs are particularly attractive because they pay well above average, and yet a good percentage of workers in the field are former low-wage workers.
By Peter Coy|April 24, 2018 at 03:09 PM
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Sales occupations are one of the best pathways out of the rut of a low-wage job, says a new study.
Only about one in 20 people in low-paying jobs manages to move into higher-paying jobs within the next year, the study finds. Of those that do, many land in various kinds of sales work, including insurance sales, wholesale and manufacturing sales, and financial sales.
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