Surgical Appliances Salesperson

Fit and sell surgical appliances.
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Salary Range
$37,000 – $144,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Surgical Appliances Salespeople do?

Fits and sells surgical appliances, such as trusses, abdominal supports, braces, cervical collars, and artificial limbs, using knowledge of anatomy, orthopedics, orthotics, and prosthetics: Measures customer with tape measure or follows prescription from physician to determine type and size of appliance required. Selects appliance from stock and fits appliance on customer. Writes specifications for and orders custom-made appliances. Performs other duties as described under SALESPERSON Master Title. May design and fabricate, or direct fabrication of custom-made appliances.

Should I be a Surgical Appliances Salesperson?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Enterprise Sales Person, Salesperson, Surgical Appliances

    How to Become a
    Surgical Appliances Salesperson

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