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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Sales & related occupations and on wages and locations for those in the field. Grocery Stores is the industry that employs the most Sales & related occupations, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Sales & related occupations, by average wage, is Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments. Sales & related occupations are paid most in Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Aventura City & Surfside Town PUMA, FL.


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Demographic information on Sales & related occupations in the US. The average age of male Sales & related occupations in the workforce is 40.8 and of female Sales & related occupations is 38, and the most common race/ethnicity for Sales & related occupations is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Sales & related occupations from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Sales & related occupations is Business but a relatively high number of Sales & related occupations hold a major in Communication Technologies.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Sales & related occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Sales & related occupations need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Sales & related occupations need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Negotiation, and Persuasion.

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Projections on wages and job growth for Sales & related occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Sales & related occupations are expected to see a growth of 2.9% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

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