Other Sales Workers

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Total Workforce

272k

Average Age

43.4

Estimated Job Growth

10.6%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$63,716

Average Male Salary

$79,435

Average Female Salary

$46,647

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Other Sales Workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Department stores & discount stores is the industry that employs the most Other Sales Workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Other Sales Workers, by average wage, is Data processing, hosting & related services. Other Sales Workers are paid most in Greenville & Mauldin Cities PUMA, SC but are relatively concentrated in San Diego (Northwest/San Dieguito) & Encinitas Cities PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$63,716

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,566

In 2017, Other Sales Workers earned an average of $63,716, $11,652 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Firstline enlisted military supervisors make somewhat more than Other Sales Workers while Fire inspectors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Other Sales Workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.515

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Other Sales Workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.515, which is higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly for Other Sales Workers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Other Sales Workers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Other Sales Workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Other Sales Workers, by number of employees, are Department stores & discount stores, Computer Systems Design, and Other health care services.

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Industries by Share

272k

2017 Workforce

± 12,795

8.57%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 6.26%

The number of people employed as Other Sales Workers has been growing at a rate of 8.57%, from 250,641 people in 2016 to 272,109 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Other Sales Workers employed by various industries. Department stores & discount stores employs the largest share of Other Sales Workers at  10.1%, followed by Computer Systems Design with 4.33% and Other health care services with 3.88%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Other Sales Workers in the US. The average age of male Other Sales Workers in the workforce is 44 and of female Other Sales Workers is 42.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Other Sales Workers is White.

Gender Composition

142k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 9,236

130k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 8,863

52.1% of Other Sales Workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Other Sales Workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Other Sales Workers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

83.5% of Other Sales Workers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.71% of Other Sales Workers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Other Sales Workers.

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Age by Gender

44

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.984

42.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.07

The median age of Other Sales Workers is 43.4, and Male employees are generally 1.17 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Other Sales Workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Other Sales Workers is Business but a relatively high number of Other Sales Workers hold a major in Agriculture.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Other Sales Workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Other Sales Workers need many skills, but most especially . The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Other Sales Workers need more than the average amount of .

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Other Sales Workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Other Sales Workers are expected to see a growth of 10.6% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

10.6%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Other Sales Workers. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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