These tech sales jobs fetch six-figures at Amazon, Google, Microsoft

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  • Tech companies pay salaries to salespeople in Seattle as high as $160,000 before stock and bonuses, we found from an analysis of federal data.
  • We ranked the region’s highest-paying tech sales roles and used job postings to find out more about the positions where possible, including key responsibilities.
  • Do you work at Amazon Web Services or Microsoft? Contact this reporter via encrypted messaging app Signal (+1-425-344-8242) or email (astewart@businessinsider.com).
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It’s not only tech jobs that fetch high salaries at tech companies. The sales team brings in the money, and the employees who make it happen are critical to a business’ success.

Amazon Web Services, for example, pays salaries as high as $160,000 per year for jobs on its sales team in Seattle, according to a Business Insider analysis of federal data.

American companies have to disclose salaries when they apply for visas on

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Racist Advertising Controversy Hits South Africa’s Biggest Pharmacy Chain

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(Bloomberg) — Clicks Group Ltd. will close all shops for a day and said a senior executive quit after South Africa’s biggest pharmacy chain became engulfed in an anti-racism protest against a controversial hair-product advertisement.



a group of people standing in front of a store: Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) supporters gesture during a picket outside the Clicks store in Sandton, South Africa, on September 7, 2020.


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Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) supporters gesture during a picket outside the Clicks store in Sandton, South Africa, on September 7, 2020.

The retailer went into damage-control mode over the weekend and apologized unreservedly for the promotion published on its website that portrayed the natural hair of a Black person as “dry, damaged, and frizzy,” while the hair of a White person was depicted as “norma.l.” The incident caused outrage on social media that showed no sign of abating on Tuesday.

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Clicks suspended employees responsible for the ad and accepted the resignation of an unidentified executive, the Cape Town-based retailer said in a statement, while all outlets will be closed

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