Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Retail Salespersons (41-2031)

Sell merchandise, such as furniture, motor vehicles, appliances, or apparel to consumers. Excludes Cashiers (41-2011).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 13412 13721 2.3 780 1202 2013
United States 4510900 4409100 0.0 256300 395200 641300
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 14.87 9.49 11.01 13.02 15.86 21.43
Alaska 16.11 11.23 12.21 14.26 17.73 23.57
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 16.71 11.30 12.32 14.57 18.50 25.05
Fairbanks North Star Borough 15.09 10.97 11.79 13.55 16.09 20.70
Balance of State 15.05 11.24 12.23 14.00 16.26 20.10

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.