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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

41-2022 Parts Salespersons

Sell spare and replacement parts and equipment in repair shop or parts store.


National estimates for Parts Salespersons
Industry profile for Parts Salespersons
Geographic profile for Parts Salespersons

National estimates for Parts Salespersons:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Parts Salespersons:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
253,870 1.3 % $ 17.48 $ 36,350 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for Parts Salespersons:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 10.18 $ 12.48 $ 15.61 $ 20.73 $ 27.70
Annual Wage (2) $ 21,170 $ 25,970 $ 32,460 $ 43,120 $ 57,620


Industry profile for Parts Salespersons:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Parts Salespersons:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 115,190 21.31 $ 14.77 $ 30,710
Automobile Dealers 54,920 4.59 $ 19.72 $ 41,010
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 21,780 3.13 $ 21.00 $ 43,690
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 19,890 5.87 $ 19.99 $ 41,570
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 10,230 6.75 $ 16.97 $ 35,310

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Parts Salespersons:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 115,190 21.31 $ 14.77 $ 30,710
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 10,230 6.75 $ 16.97 $ 35,310
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 19,890 5.87 $ 19.99 $ 41,570
Automobile Dealers 54,920 4.59 $ 19.72 $ 41,010
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 21,780 3.13 $ 21.00 $ 43,690

Top paying industries for Parts Salespersons:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 60 (7) $ 23.06 $ 47,970
Utility System Construction 40 0.01 $ 22.73 $ 47,270
Machinery Manufacturing (3331, 3332, 3334, and 3339 only) 700 0.10 $ 22.28 $ 46,340
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing 50 0.03 $ 21.38 $ 44,460
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 290 0.04 $ 21.32 $ 44,350


Geographic profile for Parts Salespersons:

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





States with the highest employment level in Parts Salespersons:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 26,290 1.60 0.88 $ 18.73 $ 38,950
Texas 25,980 2.15 1.18 $ 15.86 $ 32,980
Florida 14,590 1.73 0.95 $ 16.39 $ 34,090
New York 10,860 1.25 0.68 $ 19.89 $ 41,370
Pennsylvania 10,270 1.86 1.02 $ 16.35 $ 34,010




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Parts Salespersons:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Dakota 1,720 4.30 2.36 $ 20.98 $ 43,630
South Dakota 1,580 3.84 2.10 $ 18.83 $ 39,170
West Virginia 2,260 3.48 1.91 $ 15.00 $ 31,210
Montana 1,460 3.21 1.76 $ 17.46 $ 36,330
Wyoming 820 3.15 1.73 $ 19.00 $ 39,530




Top paying states for Parts Salespersons:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 420 1.43 0.78 $ 22.25 $ 46,270
North Dakota 1,720 4.30 2.36 $ 20.98 $ 43,630
New Jersey 4,880 1.29 0.71 $ 20.76 $ 43,170
Colorado 3,920 1.52 0.83 $ 20.29 $ 42,200
Massachusetts 3,990 1.19 0.65 $ 20.15 $ 41,920





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Parts Salespersons:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 8,610 0.97 0.53 $ 21.97 $ 45,700
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 8,140 1.40 0.77 $ 18.30 $ 38,070
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 8,100 2.26 1.24 $ 16.29 $ 33,890
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 5,820 1.96 1.07 $ 15.23 $ 31,670
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 5,270 1.21 0.66 $ 19.70 $ 40,980
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,040 1.91 1.05 $ 17.00 $ 35,350
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,790 1.80 0.98 $ 17.68 $ 36,770
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,780 1.40 0.77 $ 17.09 $ 35,540
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,630 2.44 1.34 $ 18.95 $ 39,420
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 3,590 1.43 0.78 $ 17.05 $ 35,450




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Parts Salespersons:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Grants Pass, OR 130 5.08 2.78 $ 16.63 $ 34,600
Charleston, WV 500 4.88 2.67 $ 14.79 $ 30,760
Odessa, TX 350 4.76 2.61 $ 16.90 $ 35,160
Parkersburg-Vienna, WV 160 4.73 2.59 $ 18.09 $ 37,630
Jacksonville, NC 210 4.51 2.47 $ 13.71 $ 28,520
Sioux Falls, SD 680 4.40 2.41 $ 19.66 $ 40,900
Goldsboro, NC 180 4.28 2.34 $ 15.29 $ 31,810
Bismarck, ND 290 4.22 2.31 $ 21.41 $ 44,540
Grand Forks, ND-MN 200 4.19 2.29 $ 20.53 $ 42,710
Beckley, WV 170 4.19 2.29 $ 14.80 $ 30,790