Career Outlook for Retail Salespersons

Also known as:  Automotive Salesperson, Department Store Salesperson, Menswear Salesperson, New Car Salesperson, Pet Supplies Salesperson, Pets Salesperson, Shoe Salesperson, Used Car Salesperson, Women's Apparel Salesperson
The overall job outlook for Retail Salesperson careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 0.60 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.10 percent per year. Demand for Retail Salespersons is expected to go up, with an expected 708,710 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.13 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Retail Salespersons in the following states
California 429,730
Texas 350,210
New York 268,830
Florida 263,010
Pennsylvania 186,160
Illinois 177,370
Ohio 144,190
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Retail Salespersons
Guam 1,600
Virgin Islands 1,940
District of Columbia 6,470
Wyoming 8,030
Vermont 9,160
Alaska 10,080
North Dakota 11,680