• Retail Salespersons
  • Marketing
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 28,190
    $21,070 range bar $45,840
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Retail Salespersons help customers find products they want and process customers' payments. They sell retail merchandise, such as clothing, furniture, and automobiles.

What do they typically do

  • Greet customers and offer them assistance
  • Recommend merchandise based on customers' wants and needs
  • Explain the use and benefit of merchandise to customers
  • Answer customers' questions
  • Show how merchandise works, if applicable
  • Add up customers' total purchases and accept payment
  • Inform customers about current sales, promotions, and policies about payments and exchanges

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.4%
Job Openings 20,689

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