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Retail Salespersons

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $14.69
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays well below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Retail Salespersons *

Area Low Median High
U S
$11.77 $14.58 $17.58
Minnesota
$13.26 $14.69 $18.06
Central Minnesota
$12.20 $14.67 $18.04
Northeast Minnesota
$11.58 $14.19 $16.90
Northwest Minnesota
$11.79 $14.39 $17.43
Southeast Minnesota
$12.07 $14.54 $17.85
Southwest Minnesota
$11.72 $14.43 $17.57
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$13.67 $14.76 $18.06

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 71,830 workers employed in this very large career.

Where do Retail Salespersons most often work?

 

Current Demand

No data available.

 

Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 101,384 new Retail Salespersons to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Retail Salespersons
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 3,835,000 3,795,700 -39,300 -1%
Minnesota 76,002 73,706 -2,296 -3%
Central Minnesota 8,018 7,783 -235 -2.9%
Northeast Minnesota 4,564 4,346 -218 -4.8%
Northwest Minnesota 6,784 6,547 -237 -3.5%
Southeast Minnesota 6,027 5,821 -206 -3.4%
Southwest Minnesota 4,316 4,125 -191 -4.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 45,845 44,447 -1,398 -3%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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