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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

41-3091 Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel

Sell services to individuals or businesses. May describe options or resolve client problems. Excludes “Advertising Sales Agents” (41-3011), “Insurance Sales Agents” (41-3021), “Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents” (41-3031), “Travel Agents” (41-3041), “Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing” (41-4010), and “Telemarketers” (41-9041).


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)
1,039,670 0.8 % $32.10 $66,760 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.13 $18.06 $26.99 $38.84 $57.91
Annual Wage (2) $27,320 $37,550 $56,130 $80,790 $120,460


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)
Electronics and Appliance Stores 95,010 19.95 $20.75 $43,170
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 78,230 3.60 $41.76 $86,860
Telecommunications 65,840 9.17 $31.99 $66,530
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 56,880 3.81 $36.21 $75,310
Employment Services 37,620 1.02 $32.01 $66,590

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electronics and Appliance Stores 95,010 19.95 $20.75 $43,170
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 2,210 10.00 $31.33 $65,170
Telecommunications 65,840 9.17 $31.99 $66,530
Other Information Services 25,240 7.78 $38.76 $80,620
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 3,880 7.30 $34.18 $71,100

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 150 0.19 $58.29 $121,230
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas 40 0.14 $56.21 $116,920
Support Activities for Water Transportation 240 0.25 $51.22 $106,540
Inland Water Transportation 60 0.23 $48.89 $101,680
Scientific Research and Development Services 2,250 0.32 $48.83 $101,560


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 134,040 7.71 1.09 $33.38 $69,420
Texas 105,020 8.45 1.19 $29.44 $61,230
Florida 81,410 9.26 1.31 $28.04 $58,320
New York 68,110 7.15 1.01 $38.18 $79,410
Illinois 52,350 8.69 1.23 $29.75 $61,870




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)
Colorado 30,860 11.52 1.63 $36.64 $76,220
Maryland 26,490 9.81 1.39 $36.02 $74,930
Florida 81,410 9.26 1.31 $28.04 $58,320
New Jersey 36,570 8.95 1.26 $40.37 $83,980
Illinois 52,350 8.69 1.23 $29.75 $61,870




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 36,570 8.95 1.26 $40.37 $83,980
Massachusetts 21,870 6.04 0.85 $38.95 $81,010
District of Columbia 3,200 4.42 0.62 $38.28 $79,620
New York 68,110 7.15 1.01 $38.18 $79,410
Colorado 30,860 11.52 1.63 $36.64 $76,220





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)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 81,130 8.40 1.19 $40.84 $84,950
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 48,610 7.79 1.10 $31.54 $65,610
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 46,350 9.91 1.40 $30.38 $63,190
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 34,090 9.32 1.32 $32.06 $66,680
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 32,240 10.14 1.43 $37.48 $77,950
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 30,380 11.07 1.56 $32.05 $66,660
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 27,950 11.30 1.60 $39.10 $81,320
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 27,280 8.94 1.26 $30.75 $63,960
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 25,740 9.74 1.38 $28.67 $59,630
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 21,750 7.56 1.07 $37.52 $78,050