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Data in this report are from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Current employment data are from the Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2018.

State employment projections are from Projections Central, Long-term Projections 2016-26, and each state's Labor Market Information office.

National employment projections are from the Employment Projections, 2016-26.

Employment concentration data are from the Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2018.


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Projected Employment for Retail Salespersons in US

National Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2018 2028
United States 4,510,900 4,409,100 -2% 641,300
State Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2016 2026
California 452,300 456,100 +1% 65,170
Texas 388,600 443,540 +14% 64,850
Florida 345,800 379,610 +10% 55,130
New York 328,480 340,990 +4% 49,010
Illinois 187,400 193,100 +3% 27,710
Pennsylvania 178,950 181,320 +1% 25,940
Georgia 141,260 159,280 +13% 23,240
Ohio 159,130 158,560 -0% 22,600
North Carolina 143,150 153,140 +7% 22,130
Michigan 146,620 148,270 +1% 21,200
New Jersey 131,580 137,810 +5% 19,840
Massachusetts 129,910 133,220 +3% 19,100
Virginia 123,530 125,560 +2% 17,970
Washington 105,630 115,600 +9% 16,910
Arizona 105,350 115,720 +10% 16,810
Colorado 85,760 102,280 +19% 15,360
Tennessee 95,350 99,450 +4% 14,310
Indiana 92,470 94,050 +2% 13,460
Wisconsin 91,250 93,010 +2% 13,320
Minnesota 86,820 85,970 -1% 12,240
Missouri 83,200 84,970 +2% 12,170
South Carolina 70,980 78,800 +11% 11,470
Maryland 74,300 78,210 +5% 10,920
Oregon 63,030 69,730 +11% 10,140
Louisiana 62,050 67,430 +9% 9,780
Alabama 59,680 60,330 +1% 8,630
Kentucky 58,200 58,850 +1% 8,410
Nevada 49,230 54,310 +10% 7,890
Utah 43,900 52,560 +20% 7,750
Oklahoma 50,110 52,760 +5% 7,600
Connecticut 52,420 52,000 -1% 7,410
Iowa 46,040 48,210 +5% 6,940
Arkansas 38,410 43,250 +13% 6,310
Mississippi 41,040 43,310 +6% 6,240
Puerto Rico 41,340 41,160 -0% 5,870
Kansas 40,520 39,660 -2% 5,630
Nebraska 30,190 31,460 +4% 4,530
Idaho 24,450 27,700 +13% 4,040
New Mexico 27,460 27,570 +0% 3,940
New Hampshire 26,170 27,100 +4% 3,890
West Virginia 25,340 25,840 +2% 3,700
Hawaii 23,450 23,930 +2% 3,430
Maine 21,000 20,030 -5% 2,830
Delaware 18,470 18,810 +2% 2,690
South Dakota 15,880 17,030 +7% 2,460
Montana 16,010 16,480 +3% 2,360
Rhode Island 14,220 15,160 +7% 2,190
North Dakota 13,460 14,250 +6% 2,060
Alaska 13,760 13,770 +0% 1,970
Vermont 9,830 9,620 -2% 1,370
Wyoming 8,780 9,110 +4% 1,310
District of Columbia 6,650 6,680 +0% 950
Virgin Islands 1,790 1,750 -2% 250
American Samoa No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Northern Mariana Islands No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Guam No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available

*Projected Annual Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.