Projected job openings through 2028
Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
Compute sales prices, total purchases, and receive and process cash or credit payment.
Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
Prepare sales slips or sales contracts.
Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
Maintain records related to sales.
Help customers try on or fit merchandise.
Sell or arrange for delivery, insurance, financing, or service contracts for merchandise.
Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.
Customer and Personal Service
Sales and Marketing
Administration and Management
Retail, Sales & Marketing