Tech Sales Pathway

Connect with major tech giants to earn and learn on your career path.

Get a guaranteed interview in 3 simple steps.

The Tech Sales Pathway connects you with skills and real-life learning you need to be ready for the high-demand sales careers in cloud services, digital advertising, IT, SaaS, and social media.

How it works

Take the class

You can earn your Tech Sales Pathway certificate by completing three of the business, sales and marketing courses listed below or work directly with your school counselor to see what combination of courses offered at your school will build the business knowledge you need to qualify for a TSP internship.

The coursework combined with your industry work-based learning internship will guarantee you an interview in the tech sales industry.

  • Offered at Your High School
  • Marketing 1* required for pathway
  • Business CTE electives or CE class through a technical college
  • Business & Marketing Capstone
  • Ogden or Davis Technical Colleges
  • BTEC 1310 – Introduction to Marketing (Marketing I)
  • BTEC 1320 – Social Media Marketing (Marketing II)
  • BTEC 1330 – Introduction to Sales
  • BTEC 1340 – Sales Techniques and Presentations

Use the skills

Work-Based Learning Internship

You can take a one semester class that gives you work-based learning in industry designed to give you hands-on skill building to develop your general business knowledge, inside look at the sales process and introduce you to sales enablement technology tools used in the tech sales industry.

Get the interview

After completing the Tech Sales Pathway, you get:

  1. Tech Sales Skills Certificate – earn an industry recognized certificate to help you start your career path.
  2. Job Interview – guaranteed job interview at MarketStar and an opportunity to work with world-class tech brands.
  3. Earn and Learn Career Pathway – earn while you learn and continue your career and get help paying for your college education with education assistance programs that provide annual funding to help you pay for your college education.

What will I do?

You will create innovative, consultative, and sales-focused relationship experiences through selling and marketing products and solutions to business buyers. That’s fancy for:

Use your digital and social media savvy to find and connect with customers.

Develop expert communication and interpersonal skills that will set you apart.

Use daily persistence to achieve your goal.

Build relationships using technology and data analytics to know what a customer wants.

Problem-solve by creating out-of-the-box solutions to help customers with their needs.

Earn money while learning high-demand skills to launch your career in business, tech, sales, and marketing.

What jobs are there?

Using your tech sales skill savvy, you will be able to interview for immediate job opportunities with career advancement opportunities to manage and lead teams of your own.

Sales Development Rep.

Focus on generating new client leads.

Avg. Salary: $42k – $55k + Commission

Hourly: $20.67 – $26.44 + / hour

Business Development Rep.

Focus on qualifying inbound marketing leads.

Avg. Salary: $48k – $55k + Commission

Hourly: $23.08 – $26.44 + / hour

Inside Sales Rep.

Sell products to customers.

Avg. Salary: $40k – $55k* + Commission

Hourly: $19.23 – $26.44 + / hour

*top performers $75 – $100k

Account Manager

Focuses on maintaining and scaling a customer post sale.

Avg. Salary: $55k + Commission

Hourly: $27+ / hour

Sales Manager

Lead and coach a sales team to success.

Avg. Salary: $65k + Commission

Hourly: $31+ / hour

Director of Sales

Lead multiple sales teams with varying goals.

Avg. Salary: $90k + Commission

Hourly: $44+ / hour

How do I sign up?

Step 1: Ask your business teacher or CTE coordinator to enroll in the Tech Sales Pathway.

Step 2: Meet with your counselor or CTE coordinator and enroll in the required Tech Sales Pathway coursework at your high school and tech college.

Step 3: Sign up for and finish your 1-semester work-based learning internship experience.

Step 4: Apply to receive your CTE Tech Sales Pathway certification with your counselor.

Step 5: Search MarketStar jobs and apply for a guaranteed interview.

Get started today.

Contact your School District CTE Coordinator to be connected directly to the Tech Sales Pathway coursework and work-based learning.

Annette Godfrey

Christine Heslop

William Grilz

Tech Sales Pathway in Partnership With

Rated as one of the Salt Lake Tribune’s Top Workplaces in 2020 and 2019, MarketStar is one of Northern Utah’s largest private employers and has offices in Ogden, Salt Lake City, and Dublin, Ireland. Our employees have helped launch, sell, and support thousands of products and services on behalf of the biggest and brightest companies in the world. We are committed to your future and offer tuition reimbursement.

  • 3,000 new Utah jobs in the next three years
  • We represent over 280 different brands since 2004.
  • Our CEO started as a MarketStar Rep in 1998.
  • Over 225 employees per year move up in job advancements.