Retail Sales Supervisors
Training and Education
|Recommended Degree Level||Certificate or Higher|
|Number of Jobs, 2012||1,214,170|
|Annual Job Growth Rate||3.0%|
|Job Openings per Year (est.)||51,370|
Many employers require work experience in a related occupation from job applicants. Bachelor's degrees are held by 25% of employees. People with some college experience but no degree make up 37% of retail sales supervisors. The highest level of education for for 39% of workers was a high school diploma.
Part-Time Work and Self-Employment
A government survey revealed that 8% of employees work only part of the time. Retail sales supervisors who work as their own boss represent 34% of the total.
Area Job Conditions
There are comparatively more jobs of this type in Auburn (Alabama), Jacksonville (North Carolina), and Hot Springs (Arkansas), and comparatively fewer in New York (New York), Lancaster (Pennsylvania), and Jefferson City (Missouri).
The earning potential for retail sales supervisors appears to be highest in Nassau (New York), Naples (Florida), and San Francisco (California), and lowest (comparatively speaking) in Weirton (West Virginia), Pine Bluff (Arkansas), and Morgantown (West Virginia).
Shows an intro to the work of retail sales supervisors. Produced for the US Dept. of Labor.