Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News & Street Vendors, & Related Workers

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What they do:
Sell goods or services door-to-door or on the street.
On the job, you would:
  • Explain products or services and prices and demonstrate use of products.
  • Develop prospect lists.
  • Deliver merchandise and collect payment.



  • customer service
  • sales and marketing

Arts and Humanities

  • English language


Basic Skills

  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions


  • talking people into changing their minds or their behavior
  • understanding people's reactions



  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say

Ideas and Logic

  • order or arrange things


People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Dependability
  • Independence
  • Persistence
  • Cooperation


You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software

  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology

Office suite software

  • Microsoft Office software Hot Technology

Route navigation software

  • Route mapping software


Education: (rated 1 of 5)
no high school diploma/GED or
high school diploma/GED
usually needed

Get started on your career:

Job Outlook

Below Average
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
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