Area Sales Representative Statistics in the US

The average employee age for area sales representatives is 46 years. The area sales representative workforce reached a whopping 965,972 in 2020!

Among area sales representatives, we discovered that 33.7% of them are women, while 62.1% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among area sales representatives is White, which makes up 76.9% of all area sales representatives. Comparatively, there are 13.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 4.6% of the Asian ethnicity. The majority of area sales representatives are located in NY, New York and TX, Houston.

Area sales representatives are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, area sales representatives are more likely to find a job in the manufacturing industry. Looking at area sales representative statistics, we found was that New York, Delaware, Massachusetts, Washington and Colorado are where area sales representatives find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about area sales representative demographics? We analyzed 2,757 area sales representatives resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Area Sales Representative Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as area sales representatives. Keep reading to find out what the results for area sales representatives were.

Area Sales Representative Gender Ratio

Among area sales representatives, 33.7% of them are women compared to 62.1% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 62.1%
  • Female, 33.7%
  • Unknown, 4.2%

Area Sales Representative Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among area sales representatives is White, which makes up 76.9% of all area sales representatives. Comparatively, there are 13.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 4.6% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 76.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 12.9%
  • Asian, 4.6%
  • Black or African American, 3.8%
  • Unknown, 1.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Area Sales Representatives

The chart below shows that 49.0% of area sales representatives speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 9.8% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 4.9%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 49.0%
  • French, 9.8%
  • Chinese, 4.9%
  • Italian, 3.9%
  • German, 3.9%
  • Other, 28.5%

Area Sales Representative Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among area sales representatives.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Area Sales Representative Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the area sales representative position over time.

Male
Female
77%
75%
72%
70%
67%
65%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Area Sales Representative Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of area sales representatives changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of area sales representatives based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Area Sales Representative

By looking over 2,757 area sales representatives resumes, we figured out that the average area sales representative enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 38%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Area Sales Representative Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of area sales representative employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of area sales representatives is 40+ years old, which represents 68% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Area Sales Representatives with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, outside parts sales and factory representative have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Avon Sales Representative9%87%
Avon Representative9%87%
Inside Sales Assistant22%74%
Area Sales Representative62%34%
Commercial Equipment And Supplies Sales Representative85%10%
Factory Representative86%10%
Outside Parts Sales88%9%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Outside Parts Sales
Factory Representative
Commercial Equipment And Supplies Sales Representative
Area Sales Representative
Inside Sales Assistant
Avon Representative
Avon Sales Representative
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Area Sales Representatives with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to area sales representatives.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Front End Clerk7.47%
Area Sales Representative10.18%
Shopper11.11%
Sales Support Supervisor11.59%
Mobile Consultant11.77%
Sales Floor Team Leader15.91%
Advertising Account Executive16.88%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Area Sales Representative?

male-income
Male Income
$43,192
female-income
Female Income
$42,383

Area Sales Representative Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and White women make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$44,905
$44,246
$43,587
$42,928
$42,270
$41,611
$40,952
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Area Sales Representative Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$43,198
Some College/ Associate Degree$44,246
Bachelor's Degree$47,975
Master's Degree$50,296

Area Sales Representative Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$52,520
$50,296
$48,072
$45,848
$43,624
$41,400
$39,176
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Area Sales Representative Heatmaps

The amount you can make as an area sales representative can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of area sales representatives is $110,573. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Area Sales Representatives Earn The Most?

The map here shows where area sales representatives earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Area Sales Representatives Located?

By looking through more than 2,757 resumes, we found that the most popular places for area sales representatives are NY, New York and TX, Houston.

Number of Area Sales Representatives

Where Are Area Sales Representatives In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country area sales representatives are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Area Sales Representative Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ area sales representatives. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most area sales representatives is the manufacturing industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire area sales representatives.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Area Sales Representative Work In

Employees with the area sales representative job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most area sales representatives prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Public

Private

Government

Education

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ area sales representatives. Those industries include manufacturing, retail and health care.

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Manufacturing

Fortune 500

Retail

Health Care

Technology

Area Sales Representative Jobs