Retail Salesperson

Code: 41-2031.00

Also known as: Car Salesman, Customer Assistant, Retail Salesperson, Sales Associate, Sales Clerk, Sales Consultant, Sales Person, Sales Representative, Salesman

Description: A Retail Salesperson generally represents a company at the point of sale. These workers are different from cashiers. They are often a customer's initial point of contact with a company, delivering key information about merchandise and goods. They may sell merchandise such as apparel, cosmetics, appliances, furniture and motor vehicles. Although no formal schooling is required for this position, many employers prefer workers with at least a high school degree or its equivalent.

Retail Salesperson

Typical wages

10% $19,740
25% $22,900
Median $27,080
75% $32,990
90% $44,570
10% $9.49
25% $11.01
Median $13.02
75% $15.86
90% $21.43

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 568,100