Retail Salespeople

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Automobile Salesman, Automobiles Salesperson, Automotive Salesperson, Bakery Clerk, Bargain Table Clerk, Beauty Advisor, Beauty Consultant, Beauty Counselor, Boats and Marine Supplies Sales Representative, Books Salesperson, Car Dealer, Car Salesman, China and Silverware Salesperson, Cigarette Seller, Clerk, Clothier, Clothing Consultant, Commission Sales Associate, Consultant, Corsets Salesperson, Cosmetic Consultant, Cosmetic Counselor, Cosmetics and Toiletries Salesperson, Coupon Redemption Clerk, Curtains and Draperies Salesperson, Customer Assistant, Customer Service Associate, Dairy Clerk, Department Store Salesperson, Design Consultant, Drapery Counselor, Drapery Estimator, Dry Goods Clerk, Electric Motors Salesperson, Fashion Consultant, Fitter, Fitting Room Associate, Floor Clerk, Floor Coverings Salesperson, Flowers Salesperson, Flying Squad Salesperson, Food Sales Clerk, Furniture Salesperson, Furs Salesperson, Garden Consultant, General Hardware Salesperson, General Merchandise Salesperson, Haberdasher, Home Planning Consultant Salesperson, Horticultural and Nursery Products Salesperson, Hourly Sales Staffperson, Household Appliances Salesperson, Infants' and Children's Wear Salesperson, Jewelry Salesperson, Layaway Clerk, Leather and Suede Apparel and Accessories Salesperson, Meat Clerk, Meat Hostess, Men's and Boys' Clothing Salesperson, Men's Furnishings Salesperson, Menswear Salesperson, Merchandise Coordinator, Merchandising Assistant, Millinery Salesperson, Musical Instruments and Accessories Salesperson, New Car Salesperson, Orthopedic Shoe Fitter, Orthopedic Shoes Salesperson, Paint Mixer, Pet Counselor, Pet Supplies Salesperson, Pets and Pet Supplies Salesperson, Pets Salesperson, Phonograph Records and Tape Recordings Salesperson, Photographic Supplies and Equipment Salesperson, Pianos and Organs Salesperson, Platform Attendant, Retail Associate, Retail Clerk, Retail Sales Associate, Retail Sales Clerk, Retail Sales Representative, Retail Salesman, Retail Salesperson, Retail Salesworker, Sales Assistant, Sales Associate, Sales Attendant, Sales Clerk, Sales Consultant, Sales Person, Sales Representative, Sales Support Associate, Sales Trainee, Salesman, Sewing Machines Salesperson, Sheet Music Salesperson, Shoe Clerk, Shoe Fitter, Shoe Salesman, Shoe Salesperson, Shoes Salesperson, Shop Girl, Shop Worker, Sporting Goods Salesperson, Stamp Redemption Clerk, Stamps or Coins Salesperson, Stereo Equipment Salesperson, Store Associate, Store Clerk, Surgical Corsetier, Toy Consultant, Toy Trains and Accessories Salesperson, Trailers and Motor Homes Salesperson, Used Car Salesperson, Vendette, Wallpaper Consultant, Wardrobe Image Consultant, Wig Sales Consultant, Wigs Salesperson, Women's Apparel and Accessories Salesperson, Women's Apparel Salesperson, Yard Goods Salesperson
Description
Retail sales workers include both those who sell retail merchandise, such as clothing, furniture, and automobiles, (called retail salespersons) and those who sell spare and replacement parts and equipment, especially car parts, (called parts salespersons). Both groups help customers find the products they want and process customers' payments.

Job Growth and Wages
Percent Job Growth:  
7% - Slower than average
Typical Wages (National):  
Annual: $19,410 - $29,480    Hourly: $9 - $14
Physical/Medical/Health Requirements

Most retail sales workers work in clean, comfortable, well-lit stores. However, they often stand for long periods and may need permission from a supervisor to leave the sales floor. If they sell items such as cars, plants, or lumberyard materials, they may work outdoors.

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Career Snapshot

Typical Education:

High School or GED (HS)
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Percent Job Growth:

7% - Slower than average
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Typical Wages:

Annual: $19,410 - $29,480

Hourly: $9 - $14