Parts Salespersons (41-2022)

Occupation description:  Sell spare and replacement parts and equipment in repair shop or parts store.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 735773 5.24 1721
United States 234,700251,500 7.21,680 5,2106,890

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 15.979.1810.89 14.3219.1825.21
Alaska 19.1011.1013.81 18.3823.5028.76
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 19.5711.1514.22 18.8324.0529.53
Fairbanks North Star Borough 19.0012.6515.06 18.1422.3927.87
Southeast Region 14.5210.1510.73 11.7019.3123.76
Balance of State 19.1113.0715.63 18.4623.2326.82

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
87195 10.934.9 25.8
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation289
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation73
UI claimants previously working in occupation59
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 339
Number of job position postings 86
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 3.9

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training