Salesperson

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A salesperson works with a company to develop customers and sell products.  In the horticulture industry, there are a vast array of products that a company might sell including live plants, seeds, items to help grow plants, machines, designs, etc. Like all sales positions, the best quality in a salesperson is an interest in people, listening to their needs, and finding your companies best products to meet their needs.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

While no specific formal education is required, most employers look for people with training in business, marketing and communications. 

WHERE TO STUDY

For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In October 2019, the median yearly salary for a salesperson was $45,688, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Salesperson Profile.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS