Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
81,080 1.7 % $20.83 $43,330 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.01 $12.88 $17.88 $25.55 $35.10
Annual Wage (2) $20,810 $26,780 $37,190 $53,150 $73,000


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 15,510 0.82 (8) (8)
Grocery Stores 4,010 0.15 $16.39 $34,090
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses 3,410 0.94 $20.61 $42,860
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 3,160 0.53 $17.69 $36,800
Department Stores 2,690 0.20 (8) (8)

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses 3,410 0.94 $20.61 $42,860
Other Support Services 2,660 0.87 $22.99 $47,810
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers 640 0.86 $19.68 $40,940
Other General Merchandise Stores 15,510 0.82 (8) (8)
Vending Machine Operators 240 0.63 $19.00 $39,510

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 150 0.07 $35.46 $73,750
Postal Service 190 0.03 $31.64 $65,810
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 130 0.08 $31.52 $65,550
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 90 0.02 $30.74 $63,930
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 90 0.03 $30.21 $62,830


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 14,480 0.91 1.57 $21.58 $44,890
New Jersey 6,300 1.59 2.76 $26.29 $54,680
Texas 6,050 0.51 0.89 $19.21 $39,960
Florida 5,070 0.62 1.07 $20.11 $41,830
Illinois 4,090 0.69 1.20 $19.36 $40,280




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)
Oregon 3,130 1.75 3.03 $19.29 $40,110
New Jersey 6,300 1.59 2.76 $26.29 $54,680
Nevada 1,600 1.26 2.18 $18.62 $38,720
New Hampshire 770 1.19 2.06 $20.73 $43,110
Minnesota 2,990 1.06 1.84 $20.50 $42,640




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Delaware 160 0.36 0.62 $32.43 $67,450
Nebraska 520 0.53 0.92 $28.69 $59,680
Massachusetts 1,150 0.33 0.58 $28.22 $58,700
New Jersey 6,300 1.59 2.76 $26.29 $54,680
Pennsylvania 1,150 0.20 0.35 $24.59 $51,140





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,070 0.97 1.67 $20.36 $42,350
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,080 0.85 1.47 $18.79 $39,080
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 2,660 1.88 3.25 $22.74 $47,290
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 2,390 2.11 3.65 $20.47 $42,570
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 2,280 1.97 3.40 $29.00 $60,330
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,140 1.12 1.94 $21.33 $44,360
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 1,780 1.28 2.22 $19.61 $40,780
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,590 0.54 0.94 $19.23 $40,000
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 1,470 1.57 2.73 $18.88 $39,260
Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division 1,350 1.24 2.15 $23.29 $48,450