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What is a Sales Worker?

Sales Worker Job Description All sales and related workers not listed separately.

Types of Sales Worker Jobs

  • Store Gift Wrap Associate
  • Trousseau Consultant
  • Membership Solicitor
  • Stamp Analyst
  • Song Plugger

Job Outlook for Sales Workers

There were about 95,900 jobs for Sales and Related Workers in 2016 (in the United States).

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 10.6% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 10,200 new jobs for Sales Workers by 2026. The BLS estimates 14,100 yearly job openings in this field per year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Sales Workers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Sales and Related Workers are California, Texas, and Florida.

Watch out if you plan on working in Maine, Wyoming, or Rhode Island. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

What is the Average Salary of a Sales Worker

The average yearly salary of a Sales Worker ranges between $21,410 and $68,670. The median salary for this occupation is $33,220.

Salary Ranges for Sales Workers

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for jobs of this type in different U.S. states.

Annual Mean Salary by State
State Annual Mean Salary

New Jersey

$55,120

Massachusetts

$51,210

Delaware

$50,610

California

$49,900

Washington

$45,680

North Dakota

$44,510

Colorado

$42,210

Oregon

$42,150

New Hampshire

$41,730

Wisconsin

$40,400

Wyoming

$40,210

Hawaii

$40,120

Tennessee

$40,060

Iowa

$39,660

Vermont

$39,070

New York

$38,840

Arizona

$38,430

Minnesota

$37,760

Nebraska

$36,890

Maryland

$36,500

Florida

$36,440

Connecticut

$36,230

Ohio

$36,160

Maine

$35,480

Illinois

$35,030

New Mexico

$34,890

Alaska

$34,520

Montana

$34,400

Nevada

$34,260

Pennsylvania

$33,530

Georgia

$33,520

Texas

$33,390

Utah

$32,010

Indiana

$31,370

North Carolina

$31,240

Rhode Island

$31,030

South Dakota

$30,870

Kentucky

$30,540

Kansas

$30,510

Louisiana

$30,420

Michigan

$29,230

Idaho

$29,070

Missouri

$28,870

Where Sales Workers Work

Sales Worker Sectors

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics

College Factual

O*NET Online

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