The Indian consumer sector has grown steadily at an annual rate of 5.5 percent from 2005 to 2015. Indian economy depends on sales, for example, IT solutions, Softwares, fast moving consumer goods electronics etc. therefore sales as a profession is very lucrative in India especially if one is on the higher rungs of the corporate ladder. Here are the 10 best-paying sales jobs in India:
Financial Services sales person
A Financial service sales person helps clients in working out their financial goals, investment plans, and risk management. After analyzing the financial profile of the clients, their job is to suggest products and services such as credit cards, loans, insurance policies, mutual funds, stocks and checking account. The mean annual salary hovers around $102,000.
Medical device sales representative
Medical device sales representative earn a lot of money by selling equipments and machines to doctors and surgeons. The job is difficult as they sometimes have to work along doctors and demonstrate the effectiveness of their products. The annual salary is around $70,000 but commissions can run into a couple of hundred thousand dollars.
Digital media sales representative
Digital media sales is becoming one of the fastest growing fields. Digital media sales representative sell banners, SEO services and other paid online marketing to help businesses expand. The base salary hovers around $170,000 and the commissions are somewhere about $200,000 per year.
Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
As a pharmaceutical sales representative, your job is to push your company?s medicines to prescribing Physicians. You have to figure out medically how you can convince people to prescribe it. The average salary is around $72,232 per year.
Area Sales Manager (ASM)
The main job of an Area Sales Manager (ASM) is to plan, strategize and implement the sales programs in a particular region. Not only an Area Sales Manager (ASM) strategizes but also organizes a team of highly competent individuals who does the field work. The average salary for an Area Sales Manager (ASM) is RS 573,767.
Real estate broker
A growing population and a recovery economy are contributing to the growth of this sector yet again. They solicit potential clients to buy, sell and rent properties. They advise clients on prices, mortgages, market conditions and other information. The best paid earns about $105,270. The average is around $46,129.Consumer packaged goods sales
A Consumer packaged goods sales director places the products nationally via a network of consumer market contacts. One has to be fully involved in the business, not just sell the products. The base salary for such a job ranges from $150,000 to $180,000. The commissions vary from $100,000 to $150,000.
Startup business development
Those who like risks, working as a business development for a startup can give hefty returns. The salary comes with stock options and can be very lucrative when the startup goes big. One needs excellent negotiation skills and the ability to interpret technical information for a non-technical people.
Another high paying sales job is selling telecommunication products such as network or security services to large corporations.
Consulting sales are the most lucrative sales job and is offered to students with high GPA from the best universities. As a consultant, your job will be to provide expertise to other companies and help them grow. Companies look for bright, energetic and focused individuals for this job. The biggest commission goes to those who bring in the biggest contracts. The base salary for such a job ranges from $120,000 to $250,000. The commissions vary from $25,000 to $3 million