Formal educational training is not required to become this type of merchant. However, having a degree in a related field, such as business or communications, can certainly help. Having a background in business allows individuals to know how to operate in the world of buying and selling. A degree in communications helps one understand how to market goods and how to promote products to a mass audience.
What are Online Merchants like?
Based on our pool of users, online merchants tend to be predominately enterprising people.
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Online Merchants by Strongest Interest Archetype
Based on sample of 359 Sokanu users
Are Online Merchants happy?
Online merchants rank
as moderately happy among
careers. Overall they rank in the 52nd percentile of careers for satisfaction scores.
Online Merchant Career Satisfaction by Dimension
Percentile among all careers
Education History of Online Merchants
The most common degree held by online merchants is Business Management And Administration.
4% of online merchants had a degree in business management and administration before becoming online merchants. That is over 1 times the average across all careers.
English Literature graduates are the second most common among online merchants, representing 4% of online merchants in the Sokanu user base, which is 0.9 times the average.
Online Merchant Education History
This table shows which degrees people earn before becoming an Online Merchant, compared to how often those degrees are obtained by people who earn at least one post secondary degree.