Customer Sales Representative Statistics in the US

The average employee age for customer sales representatives is 39 years. The customer sales representative workforce reached a whopping 1,575,668 in 2020!

Among customer sales representatives, we discovered that 54.0% of them are women, while 41.5% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among customer sales representatives is White, which makes up 57.1% of all customer sales representatives. Comparatively, there are 23.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.5% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of customer sales representatives are located in NY, New York and TX, Houston.

Customer sales representatives are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, customer sales representatives are more likely to find a job in the retail industry. Looking at customer sales representative statistics, we found was that Alaska, Washington, New Jersey, Colorado and California are where customer sales representatives find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about customer sales representative demographics? We analyzed 20,331 customer 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.

Customer Sales Representative Diversity

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

Customer Sales Representative Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among customer sales representatives is White, which makes up 57.1% of all customer sales representatives. Comparatively, there are 23.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.5% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 57.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 23.7%
  • Black or African American, 10.5%
  • Asian, 5.3%
  • Unknown, 2.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Customer Sales Representatives

The chart below shows that 74.0% of customer sales representatives speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 6.2% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 2.5%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 74.0%
  • French, 6.2%
  • Portuguese, 2.5%
  • German, 2.4%
  • Chinese, 1.9%
  • Other, 13.0%

Most Common Degree for Customer Sales Representative

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for customer sales representatives. The most common degree for customer sales representatives is high school diploma. In fact, 34% of customer sales representatives earn that degree. A close second is bachelor's degree with 31% and rounding it off is associate degree with 18%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 29%
  • High School Diploma degree, 24%
  • Certificate degree, 23%
  • Associate degree, 15%
  • Other Degrees, 9%

Customer 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 customer sales representatives.

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

Customer Sales Representative Gender Over Time

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

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

Customer 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 customer sales representatives changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Customer Sales Representative

By looking over 20,331 customer sales representatives resumes, we figured out that the average customer sales representative enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 36%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Customer Sales Representative Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of customer sales representative employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of customer 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 Customer 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%
Customer Sales Representative41%54%
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
Customer Sales Representative
Dental Receptionist
Receptionist/Human Resources Assistant
Loan Secretary
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Customer 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 customer sales representatives.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Product Assistant5.72%
Space Scheduler7.89%
Loan Clerk8.31%
Order Management Representative11.49%
Customer Sales Representative12.31%
Cabin Agent23.61%
Work Force Advisor24.95%

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

male-income
Male Income
$29,292
female-income
Female Income
$28,806

Customer 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
$30,669
$30,292
$29,915
$29,538
$29,161
$28,783
$28,406
$28,029
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Customer 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$29,418
Some College/ Associate Degree$30,252
Bachelor's Degree$32,820
Master's Degree$34,598

Customer 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
$36,146
$34,598
$33,050
$31,502
$29,954
$28,406
$26,858
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Customer Sales Representative Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a customer sales representative can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of customer sales representatives is $48,334. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Customer Sales Representatives Earn The Most?

The map here shows where customer 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 Customer Sales Representatives Located?

By looking through more than 20,331 resumes, we found that the most popular places for customer sales representatives are NY, New York and TX, Houston.

Number of Customer Sales Representatives

Where Are Customer Sales Representatives In High Demand?

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

Jobs Openings

Customer Sales Representative Employment Statistics

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

What Percentage Of Customer Sales Representative Jobs Are Remote?

3.0% Remote

Freelance, outsourced or remote workers who spend much of their time working from home.

97.0% On-Site

Some of the vacancies require to stay on-site without possibility of working remotely.

Company Size

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

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

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Public

Private

Government

Industry Concentration

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

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Retail

Fortune 500

Finance

Telecommunication

Technology

Customer Sales Representative Jobs