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Retail Salespersons

Sell merchandise, such as furniture, clothes, or automobiles, in stores.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well below the statewide median
$11.60 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Above statewide average
Growth rate:  5.6%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Less than high school is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Answer customer questions about goods or services.
  • Demonstrate products to consumers.
  • Sell products or services.
  • Gather customer or product information to determine customer needs.
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Job Title Examples:

Merchandise Manager
Sales Associate
Sales Clerk

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