Other Sales Workers

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2019 Workforce
301k
Average Age
42.3
Estimated Job Growth
1.89%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$63,929
Average Male Salary
$82,177
Average Female Salary
$46,815

About

Other Sales Workers are most often employed by the General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters industry. The average yearly wage for Other Sales Workers was $63,929 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Other Sales Workers by wage are Training & development specialists, Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products, and Boilermakers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Other Sales Workers are Lake View & Lincoln Park PUMA, IL, Guadalupe County PUMA, TX, and Gwinnett County (Southwest)Lilburn City PUMA, GA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Other Sales Workers are North Beach & Chinatown PUMA, CA, Lake View & Lincoln Park PUMA, IL, and Guadalupe County PUMA, TX.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Other Sales Workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters 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 Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing. Other Sales Workers are paid most in Greenville & Mauldin Cities PUMA, SC but are relatively concentrated in North Beach & Chinatown PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$63,929
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,624

In 2019, Other Sales Workers earned an average of $63,929, $8,405 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Training & development specialists make somewhat more than Other Sales Workers while Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products 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

0.523
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Other Sales Workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.523, which is higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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

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Industries by Share

301k
2019 Workforce
± 13,465
3.08%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 6.18%

The number of people employed as Other Sales Workers has been growing at a rate of 3.08%, from 292,391 people in 2018 to 301,402 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Other Sales Workers employed by various industries. General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters employs the largest share of Other Sales Workers at  12.1%, followed by Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores with 5.73% and Computer Systems Design with 5.5%.

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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 42.5 and of female Other Sales Workers is 42, and the most common race/ethnicity for Other Sales Workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

146k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 9,372
156k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 9,677

51.6% of Other Sales Workers are Female, 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 (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

72.4% of Other Sales Workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.11% of Other Sales Workers, Black (Non-Hispanic) 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

42.5
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.994
42
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.95

The median age of Other Sales Workers is 42.3, and Male employees are generally 0.511 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 Human Sciences.

Majors

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Sales and Related Workers, All Other from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Sales and Related Workers, All Other are expected to see a growth of 1.89% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Sales and Related Workers, All Other.
1.89%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Sales and Related Workers, All Other. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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