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What Does it Take to Be a Sales Worker?

Sales Worker Job Description All sales and related workers not listed separately.

Types of Sales Worker

  • Professional Shopper
  • Advertisement Distributor
  • Livestock Auctioneer
  • Sales Coordinator
  • Auctioneer

Job Opportunities for Sales Workers

In the United States, there were 95,900 jobs for Sales Worker in 2016. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 10.6% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 10,200 new jobs for Sales Worker by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 14,100 job openings in this field each year.

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The states with the most job growth for Sales Worker are Idaho, Florida, and Georgia. Watch out if you plan on working in Maine, Alaska, or Kansas. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Average Sales Workers Salary

The average yearly salary of a Sales Worker ranges between $21,410 and $68,670.

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Sales Workers who work in New Jersey, Delaware, or California, make the highest salaries.

How much do Sales Workers make in different U.S. states?

State Annual Mean Salary
Alaska $34,520
Arizona $38,430
California $49,900
Colorado $42,210
Connecticut $36,230
Delaware $50,610
Florida $36,440
Georgia $33,520
Hawaii $40,120
Idaho $29,070
Illinois $35,030
Indiana $31,370
Iowa $39,660
Kansas $30,510
Kentucky $30,540
Louisiana $30,420
Maine $35,480
Maryland $36,500
Massachusetts $51,210
Michigan $29,230
Minnesota $37,760
Missouri $28,870
Montana $34,400
Nebraska $36,890
Nevada $34,260
New Hampshire $41,730
New Jersey $55,120
New Mexico $34,890
New York $38,840
North Carolina $31,240
North Dakota $44,510
Ohio $36,160
Oregon $42,150
Pennsylvania $33,530
Rhode Island $31,030
South Dakota $30,870
Tennessee $40,060
Texas $33,390
Utah $32,010
Vermont $39,070
Washington $45,680
Wisconsin $40,400
Wyoming $40,210

Where Sales Workers Are Employed

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Below are examples of industries where Sales Workers work:

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