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Sales and Marketing

at Northwest Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 32
  • Delivery: Partially online
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares graduates to enter a Sales and Marketing career. Positions are available in marketing, merchandising, selling, retailing, and service businesses. This major includes courses in computer technology, selling strategies, customer service, telemarketing, and retailing and marketing concepts.

Program Locations

  • Northwest Technical College, Bemidji 56601

Labor Market Information

  • Buyers and Purchasing Agents of Farm Products

  • Median wage: $32.02/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

  • Median wage: $18.46/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Demonstrators and Product Promoters

  • Median wage: $10.92/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Retail Salespersons

  • Median wage: $10.33/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Telemarketers

  • Median wage: $13.15/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Door-To-Door Sales Workers

  • Median wage: $10.84/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Wholesale and Retail Buyers

  • Median wage: $28.40/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • Purchasing Agents

  • Median wage: $28.72/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Northwest Technical College
Northwest Technical College
905 Grant Ave. S.E. Bemidji, MN 56601 Toll-Free: (800) 942-8324 Local: (218) 333-6647 TTY: (218) 333-6691