|Quick Facts: Demonstrators and Product Promoters|
|2010 Median Pay||
$23,110 per year
$11.11 per hour
|Entry-Level Education||High school diploma or equivalent|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||None|
|On-the-job Training||Short-term on-the-job training|
|Number of Jobs, 2010||90,100|
|Job Outlook, 2010-20||18% (About as fast as average)|
|Employment Change, 2010-20||15,800|
Demonstrators and product promoters create public interest in products, such as cosmetics, housewares, and food. They encourage people and stores to buy their products by showing the products to prospective customers and answering questions.
Demonstrators and product promoters work long hours while standing or walking, with little time for rest. Many demonstrators and product promoters work part time and have variable work schedules.
Demonstrators and product promoters need customer service skills and are usually trained on the job.
The median annual wage of demonstrators and product promoters was $23,110 in May 2010.
Employment of demonstrators and product promoters is projected to grow 18 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations. An increase in hands-on and interactive marketing will lead to growth for this occupation.
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