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Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 41
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Professional Sales program is designed to prepare men and women for special careers in retail sales, customer service positions, related merchandising, and professional sales. Professional Sales students complete basic courses in selling, retail management, mathematics, and business computers. The student is provided the knowledge and training necessary to become an efficient salesperson within a business operation. The internship is the final phase of the program and permits the student to gain employment and training in a specialized position with an affiliating employer.


Program Locations

  • Alexandria Technical and Community College 56308

Labor Market Information

  • Travel Agents

  • Median wage: $14.31/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Parts Salespersons

  • Median wage: $15.54/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers

  • Median wage: $37.33/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Insurance Sales Agents

  • Median wage: $28.05/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Advertising Sales Agents

  • Median wage: $24.24/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives

  • Median wage: $31.29/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Theatrical and Performance Makeup Artists

  • Median wage: $21.77/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives of Technical or Scientific Products

  • Median wage: $45.37/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Sales Engineers

  • Median wage: $45.47/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Alexandria Technical and Community College
Alexandria Technical and Community College
1601 Jefferson Street Alexandria, MN 56308 Toll-Free: (888) 234-1222 Local: (320) 762-0221 Email: info@alextech.edu