Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other

All sales and related workers not listed separately.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
127,350 1.8 % $16.11 $33,510 1.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.47 $9.58 $12.41 $18.54 $28.18
Annual Wage (2) $17,620 $19,920 $25,800 $38,560 $58,610


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other General Merchandise Stores 29,000 1.78 $10.48 $21,800
Department Stores 15,230 0.98 $11.13 $23,160
Grocery Stores 5,400 0.22 $12.34 $25,670
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 5,030 0.49 $14.07 $29,250
Depository Credit Intermediation 4,730 0.27 $17.99 $37,430

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other General Merchandise Stores 29,000 1.78 $10.48 $21,800
Other Support Services 3,190 1.12 $19.49 $40,530
Department Stores 15,230 0.98 $11.13 $23,160
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers 690 0.92 $24.37 $50,680
Vending Machine Operators 330 0.87 $17.13 $35,630

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 190 0.03 $33.52 $69,720
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 70 0.04 $33.44 $69,560
Freight Transportation Arrangement 120 0.07 $32.09 $66,750
Taxi and Limousine Service (8) (8) $31.95 $66,460
Nonresidential Building Construction 30 (7) $31.52 $65,570


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 15,360 1.07 1.10 $17.07 $35,510
Texas 11,160 1.05 1.08 $13.97 $29,060
Minnesota 8,400 3.18 3.25 $22.79 $47,390
New Jersey 7,240 1.91 1.95 $22.26 $46,310
Florida 7,080 0.97 1.00 $15.70 $32,660




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Minnesota 8,400 3.18 3.25 $22.79 $47,390
New Jersey 7,240 1.91 1.95 $22.26 $46,310
Hawaii 980 1.67 1.71 $14.80 $30,780
Oklahoma 2,140 1.40 1.43 $12.03 $25,010
Nevada 1,500 1.33 1.36 $13.57 $28,230




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Minnesota 8,400 3.18 3.25 $22.79 $47,390
Illinois 6,790 1.20 1.23 $22.50 $46,790
New Jersey 7,240 1.91 1.95 $22.26 $46,310
Massachusetts 1,110 0.35 0.36 $22.24 $46,260
Connecticut 850 0.52 0.53 $18.75 $38,990





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,360 3.63 3.72 $24.30 $50,540
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,520 1.17 1.20 $17.16 $35,680
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 4,470 1.23 1.26 $23.28 $48,430
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,620 0.70 0.72 $18.82 $39,140
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,260 1.55 1.59 $13.80 $28,700
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,520 1.45 1.49 $13.85 $28,800
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,350 0.89 0.91 $13.21 $27,480
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2,090 0.92 0.95 $14.67 $30,510
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 1,760 1.81 1.85 $21.64 $45,010
Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 1,620 1.70 1.74 $24.92 $51,840