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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

41-2022 Parts Salespersons

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


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)
256,170 1.2 % $16.93 $35,220 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.89 $11.94 $15.24 $20.18 $26.97
Annual Wage (2) $20,570 $24,840 $31,710 $41,980 $56,090


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)
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 110,700 19.75 $14.17 $29,480
Automobile Dealers 58,450 4.51 $18.99 $39,510
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 22,050 3.09 $20.25 $42,110
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 20,190 5.72 $19.24 $40,010
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 11,080 6.84 $16.52 $34,370

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 110,700 19.75 $14.17 $29,480
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 11,080 6.84 $16.52 $34,370
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 20,190 5.72 $19.24 $40,010
Automobile Dealers 58,450 4.51 $18.99 $39,510
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 22,050 3.09 $20.25 $42,110

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 50 (7) $23.62 $49,120
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 250 0.03 $22.04 $45,850
Machinery Manufacturing (3331, 3332, 3334, and 3339 only) 620 0.08 $21.70 $45,130
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 1,050 0.20 $20.66 $42,980
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing (3323 and 3324 only) 40 0.01 $20.41 $42,450


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 26,140 1.50 0.86 $18.22 $37,890
Texas 24,090 1.94 1.11 $15.53 $32,310
Florida 14,930 1.70 0.97 $15.65 $32,550
New York 10,780 1.13 0.65 $19.06 $39,640
Ohio 10,070 1.85 1.06 $15.93 $33,130




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)
North Dakota 1,710 4.05 2.32 $20.57 $42,790
South Dakota 1,710 4.02 2.31 $17.64 $36,700
Wyoming 880 3.21 1.84 $18.77 $39,040
Montana 1,390 2.96 1.70 $16.99 $35,350
Arkansas 3,400 2.79 1.60 $14.45 $30,050




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colorado 3,410 1.27 0.73 $20.58 $42,800
North Dakota 1,710 4.05 2.32 $20.57 $42,790
Hawaii 640 1.01 0.58 $20.53 $42,710
Alaska 530 1.67 0.96 $20.16 $41,940
New Jersey 4,870 1.19 0.68 $19.73 $41,040





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 8,090 0.84 0.48 $20.69 $43,040
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,770 2.13 1.22 $15.44 $32,100
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,770 1.25 0.71 $18.12 $37,690
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 5,970 1.28 0.73 $18.54 $38,560
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,180 1.89 1.08 $15.59 $32,420
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,910 1.61 0.92 $15.16 $31,530
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 3,800 1.44 0.82 $16.38 $34,070
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,770 1.31 0.75 $16.94 $35,240
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,630 1.71 0.98 $16.44 $34,190
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3,150 0.99 0.57 $16.84 $35,020