Consumer Sales Representative Statistics in the US

The average employee age for consumer sales representatives is 39 years. The consumer sales representative workforce reached a whopping 198,797 in 2020!

Among consumer sales representatives, we discovered that 58.4% of them are women, while 37.3% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among consumer sales representatives is White, which makes up 60.5% of all consumer sales representatives. Comparatively, there are 17.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.1% of the Black or African American ethnicity. Consumer sales representatives are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, consumer sales representatives are more likely to find a job in the retail industry.

From where do we know all information about consumer sales representative demographics? We analyzed 2,066 consumer 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.

Consumer Sales Representative Diversity

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

Consumer Sales Representative Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among consumer sales representatives is White, which makes up 60.5% of all consumer sales representatives. Comparatively, there are 17.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.1% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 60.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 17.3%
  • Black or African American, 11.1%
  • Asian, 7.4%
  • Unknown, 3.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Consumer Sales Representatives

The chart below shows that 59.1% of consumer sales representatives speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 7.6% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 4.5%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 59.1%
  • French, 7.6%
  • Portuguese, 4.5%
  • Arabic, 4.5%
  • Chinese, 3.0%
  • Other, 21.3%

Most Common Degree for Consumer Sales Representative

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for consumer sales representatives. The most common degree for consumer sales representatives is bachelor's degree. In fact, 44% of consumer sales representatives earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 20% and rounding it off is associate degree with 17%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 47%
  • Certificate degree, 19%
  • Associate degree, 16%
  • High School Diploma degree, 11%
  • Other Degrees, 7%

Consumer 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 consumer sales representatives.

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

Consumer Sales Representative Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
38%
35%
33%
30%
28%
25%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Consumer 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 consumer sales representatives changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Consumer Sales Representative

By looking over 2,066 consumer sales representatives resumes, we figured out that the average consumer sales representative enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 39%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Consumer Sales Representative Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of consumer sales representative employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of consumer sales representatives is 40+ years old, which represents 46% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Consumer 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, technical service advisor and courtesy associate have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Loan Secretary5%92%
Receptionist/Human Resources Assistant8%88%
Dental Receptionist8%88%
Consumer Sales Representative37%58%
Auto Service Advisor81%18%
Courtesy Associate83%13%
Technical Service Advisor84%12%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Technical Service Advisor
Courtesy Associate
Auto Service Advisor
Consumer Sales Representative
Dental Receptionist
Receptionist/Human Resources Assistant
Loan Secretary
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Consumer 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 consumer sales representatives.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Library Services Assistant5.72%
Policyholder Information Clerk7.89%
Mortgage Clerk8.31%
Order Taker11.49%
Consumer Sales Representative12.31%
Ramp Agent23.61%
Eligibility Worker24.95%

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

male-income
Male Income
$30,941
female-income
Female Income
$30,160

Consumer Sales Representative Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$32,555
$31,948
$31,342
$30,736
$30,129
$29,523
$28,916
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Consumer 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$31,142
Some College/ Associate Degree$32,499
Bachelor's Degree$36,801
Master's Degree$39,886

Consumer 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
$45,068
$42,477
$39,886
$37,295
$34,704
$32,114
$29,523
$26,932
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Consumer Sales Representative Heatmaps

Where Are Consumer Sales Representatives Located?

By looking through more than 2,066 resumes, we found that the most popular places for consumer sales representatives are TN, Nashville and TX, Round Rock.

Number of Consumer Sales Representatives

Where Are Consumer Sales Representatives In High Demand?

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

Jobs Openings

Consumer Sales Representative Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire consumer 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 Consumer Sales Representative Work In

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

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Private

Public

Government

Industry Concentration

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

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Fortune 500

Retail

Manufacturing

Technology

Finance

Consumer Sales Representative Jobs