Occupational Employment Statistics

1999 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations (Major Group)

This major group comprises the following occupations: First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers ; First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers ; Cashiers ; Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers ; Counter and Rental Clerks ; Parts Salespersons ; Retail Salespersons ; Advertising Sales Agents ; Insurance Sales Agents ; Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents ; Travel Agents ; Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products ; Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products ; Demonstrators and Product Promoters ; Models ; Real Estate Brokers ; Real Estate Sales Agents ; Sales Engineers ; Telemarketers ; Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers; and residual, "All Other", occupations in this major group.

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry divisions in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia.

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this major group:

Employment 12,938,130 RSE = 0.4 %
Mean hourly wage $13.01 RSE = 0.5 %
Mean annual wage $27,060 RSE = 0.5 %
(1)

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $5.83 $6.68 $9.02 $15.32 $25.45
Annual Wage $12,120 $13,900 $18,750 $31,870 $52,930
(1)

About 1999 National, State, and Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Percentile wage estimates show what percentage of workers in an occupation earn less than a given wage and what percentage earn more. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

All Sales and Related Occupations

1999 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

1999 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

1999 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

1999 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Technical notes

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Last modified: October 16, 2001

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