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Top 10 careers for persuaders

Deanna Hartley | March 7, 2017

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You should look into these career paths suitable for individuals with strong persuasive skills.

Do you have an innate knack for being persuasive? Do you often find yourself convincing friends to try a new TV show or music genre or cuisine?

If that sounds familiar, we have good news for you: CareerBuilder and Emsi compiled a list of high-paying occupations (an average of at least $88,000) that have over 200,000 jobs, and have seen remarkable growth (9 percent or higher) since 2011.

So if you could see yourself making a living convincing customers or stakeholders, then you should look into these career paths suitable for individuals with strong persuasive skills.

  1. Operations Managers
  2. IT Managers
  3. Financial Managers
  4. Sales Managers
  5. Personal Financial Advisors
  6. Construction Managers
  7. Sales Representatives
  8. Medical & Health Managers
  9. Administrative Service Managers
  10. Marketing Managers

Do any of these careers sound enticing? Learn about Find Your Calling, which helps students find careers and the education they need to achieve their goals.