Sell merchandise, such as furniture, motor vehicles, appliances, or apparel to consumers.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 3,855,200 people employed as retail salespersons in the United States. The median annual salary is $29,120. Entry level employees earn approximately $21,840 per year and senior employees earn approximately $45,460 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.