Site Search
The Riley Guide

Home >> Careers & Education

Product Displayers

Product Displayers


Training and Education

Fast Facts*
Recommended Degree LevelCertificate or Higher
Salary, Typical$26,410
Salary Range$18K - $44K
Number of Jobs, 201273,490
Annual Job Growth Rate4.1%
Job Openings per Year (est.)4,000

People with moderate-term on-the-job training have an easier time finding a job in this career. The percentage of employees with at least a 4 year degree or higher is 55%. Approximately 31% of product displayers started in college but were able to get a job without a degree. Workers with a high school diploma but no further education represent 14% of the total.


Part-Time Work and Self-Employment

Approximately 17% of employees work part time. 29% of product displayers have ended up working for themlseves.


Area Job Conditions

Jobs for this occupation are more popular (on a per capita basis) in Topeka (Kansas), Monroe (Louisiana), and Bend (Oregon), and less popular in Toledo (Ohio), Jackson (Mississippi), and Durham (North Carolina).

Without adjusting for the cost of living, product displayers get paid the most in Winston-Salem (North Carolina), Grand Rapids (Michigan), and Athens (Georgia), and the least in Lafayette (Indiana), Sherman (Texas), and Michigan City (Indiana).


Video Overview

Shows the work of product displayers. Produced for the US Dept. of Labor.


Salaries by City

See typical salaries and ranges for this career below*. Shift click to sort by more than one column -- for example first shift-click on state and then shift-click on salary to find best and worst salaries in each state.

StateCity / RegionTypical SalarySalary RangeJob Count% of All Jobs
AKAnchorage$34,870$31K - $40K4200.24%
AKFairbanks$32,410$26K - $37KN/AN/A
ALAnniston - Oxford$18,590$16K - $32KN/AN/A
ALAuburn - Opelika$18,260$16K - $27KN/AN/A
ALBirmingham - Hoover$26,320$20K - $34K1,2900.27%
ALDecatur$18,070$16K - $33K500.09%
ALDothan$18,210$16K - $27KN/AN/A
ALFlorence - Muscle Shoals$21,400$16K - $40K500.10%
ALGadsden$17,830$16K - $26K400.13%
ALHuntsville$18,030$16K - $29K3100.15%
ALMobile$18,220$16K - $27K1800.11%
ALMontgomery$23,140$17K - $33K3700.23%
ALTuscaloosa$21,560$17K - $33K1200.14%
ARFayetteville - Springdale - Rogers$35,530$20K - $59K2500.12%
ARLittle Rock - North Little Rock - Conway$21,810$17K - $32K1200.04%
AZLake Havasu City $ Kingman$25,430$17K - $43K600.13%
AZPhoenix - Mesa - Glendale$21,570$17K - $33K2,2100.13%
AZPrescottN/AN/A - N/A700.13%
AZTucson$37,020$20K - $47KN/AN/A
CABakersfield - Delano$26,590$18K - $38K700.03%
CAEl Centro$28,060$21K - $36K400.07%
CAFresno$29,600$24K - $42K2100.07%
CALos Angeles - Long Beach - Glendale (Metro Area)$32,170$19K - $52K1,4900.04%
CAModesto$23,710$20K - $30K1100.07%
CAOakland - Fremont - Hayward (Metro Area)$24,450$19K - $45K9700.10%
CAOxnard - Thousand Oaks - Ventura$30,730$19K - $67K1000.03%
CARiverside - San Bernardino - Ontario$26,790$19K - $46K9600.08%
CASacramento - Arden - Arcade - Roseville$35,300$26K - $52K7900.10%
CASalinas$26,660$19K - $44K600.04%
CASan Diego - Carlsbad - San Marcos$33,700$22K - $45K4100.03%
CASan Francisco - San Mateo - Redwood City (Metro Area)$33,240$22K - $58K5500.06%
CASan Jose - Sunnyvale - Santa Clara$30,740$22K - $49K3800.04%
CASanta Ana - Anaheim - Irvine (Metro Area)$29,580$19K - $63K7100.05%
CASanta Barbara - Santa Maria - Goleta$34,560$22K - $44K1200.07%
CASanta Rosa - Petaluma$30,800$20K - $46K1200.07%
CAStockton$31,800$22K - $54K800.04%
CAVallejo - Fairfield$37,280$22K - $57K700.06%
COColorado Springs$25,630$19K - $34K500.02%
CODenver - Aurora - Broomfield$26,080$19K - $40K8100.07%
COFort Collins - Loveland$22,530$20K - $37K800.06%
CTBridgeport - Stamford - Norwalk$30,090$19K - $45K3000.07%
CTDanbury$31,440$18K - $38KN/AN/A
CTHartford - West Hartford - East Hartford$26,140$20K - $37K2900.05%
CTNew Haven$28,450$19K - $47K1100.04%
DCWashington - Arlington - Alexandria (Metro Area)$26,630$19K - $45K6300.03%
DEDover$25,320$17K - $35K500.08%
DEWilmington (Metro Area)$28,620$18K - $43K1800.06%
FLCape Coral - Fort Myers$23,330$18K - $35K1200.06%
FLDeltona - Daytona Beach - Ormond Beach$25,640$21K - $35K400.03%
FLFort Lauderdale - Pompano Beach - Deerfield Beach (Metro Area)$26,340$18K - $43K2600.04%
FLGainesville$25,720$18K - $34K400.03%
FLJacksonville$30,120$21K - $48K1600.03%
FLLakeland - Winter Haven$20,780$17K - $39KN/AN/A
FLMiami - Miami Beach - Kendall (Metro Area)$25,910$17K - $45K5700.06%
FLNorth Port - Bradenton - Sarasota$27,600$21K - $44K600.03%
FLOrlando - Kissimmee - Sanford$23,920$18K - $36K2800.03%
FLPalm Bay - Melbourne - Titusville$19,750$17K - $39K800.04%
FLPensacola - Ferry Pass - Brent$29,510$22K - $38K500.03%
FLPort St. Lucie$30,550$21K - $42KN/AN/A
FLTallahassee$25,830$17K - $37K400.03%
FLTampa - St. Petersburg - Clearwater$31,990$19K - $49K4400.04%
FLWest Palm Beach - Boca Raton - Boynton Beach (Metro Area)$27,650$18K - $49K2600.05%
GAAthens - Clarke County$30,490$18K - $38K600.08%
GAAtlanta - Sandy Springs - Marietta$25,190$18K - $43K4,3900.19%
GAColumbus$22,450$17K - $39K900.08%
GAMacon$31,350$20K - $37K300.03%
GASavannah$30,440$18K - $56K300.02%
HIHonolulu$29,500$21K - $40K3400.08%
IACedar Rapids$30,490$22K - $39KN/AN/A
IADavenport - Moline - Rock Island$25,940$18K - $38K600.03%
IADes Moines - West Des Moines$23,740$17K - $33K4300.13%
IAIowa City$28,150$18K - $42KN/AN/A
IDBoise City - Nampa$23,700$17K - $35K1100.04%
IDIdaho Falls$22,430$17K - $32K400.09%
ILChicago - Joliet - Naperville (Metro Area)$32,100$20K - $45K1,4900.04%
ILLake County - Kenosha County (Metro Area)$29,980$20K - $38K800.02%
ILPeoria$27,230$22K - $40K300.02%
ILRockford$41,470$21K - $58KN/AN/A
INEvansville$18,760$16K - $31K1100.06%
INFort Wayne$18,210$16K - $36K400.02%
INGary (Metro Area)$23,710$18K - $37K2000.07%
INIndianapolis - Carmel$28,500$20K - $46K4700.05%
INLafayette$18,890$16K - $53KN/AN/A
INSouth Bend - Mishawaka$26,070$18K - $37K900.07%
KSWichita$25,150$18K - $30K800.03%
KYBowling Green$20,830$16K - $36KN/AN/A
KYLexington - Fayette$23,630$17K - $33K2600.11%
KYLouisville - Jefferson County$29,850$20K - $39K4900.08%
KYOwensboro$22,610$17K - $29K400.08%
LABaton Rouge$19,000$16K - $35K1100.03%
LANew Orleans - Metairie - Kenner$25,890$21K - $35K600.01%
LAShreveport - Bossier City$27,550$19K - $37K700.04%
MABarnstable Town$31,920$19K - $38K400.04%
MABoston - Cambridge - Quincy (Metro Area)$31,120$20K - $47K6300.04%
MABrockton - Bridgewater - Easton (Metro Area)$26,500$19K - $40KN/AN/A
MAFramingham (Metro Area)$24,780$18K - $45K800.05%
MALawrence - Methuen - Salem (Metro Area)$29,170$20K - $42K700.11%
MAPeabody (Metro Area)$33,000$23K - $87K1100.11%
MASpringfield$26,610$18K - $56K1100.04%
MAWorcester$30,580$18K - $82K500.02%
MDBaltimore - Towson$29,450$19K - $46K1,1300.09%
MDBethesda - Rockville - Frederick (Metro Area)$27,220$18K - $43K1200.02%
MDHagerstown - Martinsburg$32,930$17K - $39K700.07%
MEBangor$34,190$26K - $38K600.09%
MEPortland - South Portland - Biddeford$25,050$21K - $32K4200.21%
MIAnn Arbor$31,810$21K - $45KN/AN/A
MIDetroit - Livonia - Dearborn (Metro Area)$19,470$17K - $39K7700.11%
MIGrand Rapids - Wyoming$30,640$18K - $46K4300.11%
MIKalamazoo - Portage$21,580$17K - $34KN/AN/A
MILansing - East Lansing$29,250$20K - $44K700.03%
MISaginaw - Saginaw Township North$22,030$19K - $29KN/AN/A
MIWarren - Troy - Farmington Hills (Metro Area)$30,090$18K - $42K3500.03%
MNMinneapolis - St. Paul - Bloomington$24,990$20K - $46K1,2900.07%
MOJoplin$18,830$16K - $34K300.04%
MOKansas City$22,750$17K - $40K4300.04%
MOSpringfield$27,450$18K - $37K400.02%
MOSt. Louis$24,860$17K - $42K5300.04%
MSJackson$22,000$18K - $36K900.04%
MTBillings$29,120$25K - $37KN/AN/A
NCAsheville$26,420$17K - $47K700.04%
NCCharlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill$30,320$20K - $43K1400.02%
NCDurham - Chapel Hill$29,500$18K - $46K500.02%
NCGoldsboro$20,140$16K - $28K300.08%
NCGreensboro - High Point$20,870$16K - $30K1000.03%
NCRaleigh - Cary$22,950$16K - $40K1700.03%
NCWilmington$24,170$17K - $33K400.03%
NCWinston - Salem$20,310$17K - $34K300.02%
NDBismarck$21,410$17K - $32K1400.21%
NDFargo$24,050$17K - $42K1100.09%
NDGrand Forks$21,320$17K - $29KN/AN/A
NELincoln$30,500$25K - $55K500.03%
NEOmaha - Council Bluffs$28,030$21K - $38K2200.05%
NHNashua (Metro Area)$32,710$25K - $47K1800.14%
NHRochester - Dover$21,380$16K - $39K400.08%
NJAtlantic City - Hammonton$34,650$24K - $52KN/AN/A
NJCamden (Metro Area)$32,510$18K - $43K4000.08%
NJEdison - New Brunswick (Metro Area)$31,420$21K - $45K4500.05%
NJNewark - Union (Metro Area)$34,900$24K - $50K1400.02%
NJTrenton - Ewing$29,080$21K - $44K500.02%
NMAlbuquerque$24,150$20K - $42K2600.07%
NVLas Vegas - Paradise$26,620$17K - $47K9400.11%
NVReno - Sparks$26,440$18K - $45K1300.07%
NYAlbany - Schenectady - Troy$27,530$20K - $49K1800.04%
NYBinghamton$27,500$21K - $36K600.05%
NYBuffalo - Niagara Falls$24,830$17K - $40K1500.03%
NYNassau - Suffolk (Metro Area)$30,460$22K - $54K3000.02%
NYNew York - White Plains - Wayne (Metro Area)$35,830$22K - $67K2,7700.05%
NYPoughkeepsie - Newburgh - Middletown$43,070$22K - $55K1700.07%
NYRochester$26,590$17K - $47K1300.03%
NYSyracuse$28,310$20K - $44K1400.05%
NYUtica - Rome$29,360$23K - $38K300.03%
OHAkron$24,790$18K - $51K1000.03%
OHCanton - Massillon$21,130$17K - $27K600.04%
OHCincinnati - Middletown$22,170$17K - $35K4600.05%
OHCleveland - Elyria - Mentor$22,970$18K - $30K3400.03%
OHColumbus$23,990$17K - $37KN/AN/A
OHDayton$22,650$17K - $37K1300.03%
OHMansfield$25,710$19K - $35KN/AN/A
OHSandusky$21,560$18K - $27KN/AN/A
OHToledo$25,780$20K - $38K900.03%
OHYoungstown - Warren - Boardman$22,050$17K - $35K400.02%
OKOklahoma City$19,940$16K - $37K900.02%
OKTulsa$22,220$16K - $30K700.02%
OREugene - Springfield$27,440$20K - $38K400.03%
ORPortland - Vancouver - Hillsboro$37,950$21K - $54K1,0300.10%
PAAllentown - Bethlehem - Easton$26,780$19K - $36K600.02%
PAErie$27,530$21K - $38KN/AN/A
PALancaster$29,220$22K - $40K300.01%
PAPhiladelphia (Metro Area)$30,890$20K - $52K3400.02%
PAPittsburgh$24,690$21K - $46K2400.02%
PAReading$37,540$25K - $75K500.03%
PAScranton - Wilkes - Barre$32,000$18K - $43KN/AN/A
PRSan Juan - Caguas - Guaynabo$20,470$17K - $24K2900.04%
RIProvidence - Fall River - Warwick$26,650$18K - $71K2200.04%
SCCharleston - North Charleston - Summerville$23,820$20K - $33K1100.04%
SCColumbia$24,320$19K - $30K900.03%
SCFlorence$18,980$16K - $29K500.06%
SCGreenville - Mauldin - Easley$27,420$19K - $37KN/AN/A
SCMyrtle Beach - North Myrtle Beach - Conway$18,680$16K - $31K900.08%
SDRapid City$21,600$18K - $24K1900.31%
SDSioux Falls$21,750$17K - $28K2800.20%
TNKingsport - Bristol - Bristol$24,990$20K - $32K4600.40%
TNKnoxville$28,450$18K - $42K900.03%
TNMemphis$23,370$19K - $38K2800.05%
TNNashville - Davidson - Murfreesboro - Franklin$23,700$17K - $45K1800.02%
TXAmarillo$27,820$18K - $36K300.03%
TXAustin - Round Rock - San Marcos$24,700$18K - $37K6700.08%
TXBeaumont - Port Arthur$21,560$17K - $33K300.02%
TXBrownsville - Harlingen$21,150$17K - $32K800.06%
TXCollege Station - Bryan$24,130$17K - $31K400.04%
TXCorpus Christi$22,430$17K - $35K1400.08%
TXDallas - Plano - Irving (Metro Area)$27,770$19K - $37K1,7300.08%
TXEl Paso$26,080$17K - $36K1300.05%
TXFort Worth - Arlington (Metro Area)$29,040$19K - $38K1,3400.15%
TXHouston - Sugar Land - Baytown$20,500$16K - $30K2,9400.11%
TXLaredo$21,440$17K - $29K400.04%
TXLongview$19,760$16K - $30K300.04%
TXLubbock$26,500$18K - $38KN/AN/A
TXMcAllen - Edinburg - Mission$22,800$17K - $29K1100.05%
TXOdessa$27,660$23K - $33K300.05%
TXSan Antonio - New Braunfels$23,540$19K - $36K8300.10%
TXTyler$24,100$17K - $30KN/AN/A
TXVictoria$24,700$18K - $32K300.06%
TXWaco$22,260$16K - $35K700.07%
UTOgden - Clearfield$26,790$20K - $34KN/AN/A
UTProvo - Orem$31,680$23K - $44KN/AN/A
UTSalt Lake City$37,940$24K - $68K5700.09%
VADanville$21,020$17K - $41K300.09%
VARichmond$27,050$20K - $38K1800.03%
VARoanoke$29,400$20K - $43K2000.14%
VAVirginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News$27,770$20K - $39K2200.03%
VTBurlington - South Burlington$29,450$21K - $44K500.05%
WABellingham$27,550$22K - $36K500.06%
WABremerton - Silverdale$32,990$23K - $48KN/AN/A
WAKennewick - Pasco - Richland$23,760$19K - $31K900.09%
WASeattle - Bellevue - Everett (Metro Area)$29,660$21K - $47K1,3100.09%
WASpokane$29,970$21K - $42K1100.06%
WATacoma (Metro Area)$30,280$21K - $46K1000.04%
WIAppleton$29,890$18K - $41K400.04%
WIGreen Bay$25,090$17K - $35K700.04%
WIMadison$27,520$20K - $38K1300.04%
WIMilwaukee - Waukesha - West Allis$25,960$17K - $38K3400.04%
WVCharleston$24,040$18K - $39K500.03%
WVHuntington - Ashland$20,410$17K - $29K400.03%