Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
77%
risk level
POLLING
65%
Based on 39 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
-10.4 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$31,100
or $14.95 per hour
Volume
8,640
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
1.2/10

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Automation risk

77% (High Risk)

High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Persuasion

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Negotiation

User poll

65% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 77% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers' job openings is expected to decline 10.4% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers' was $31,100, or $14 per hour

'Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers' were paid 32.8% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 8,640 people employed as 'Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 17 thousand people are employed as 'Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers'.

Job description

Sell goods or services door-to-door or on the street.

SOC Code: 41-9091.00

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Comments

Javed Khan says
it's not necessary that selling has to be done door to door there can be, are either ways(online,telli call etc) at the end sale is the goal
Aug 30, 2020 at 03:12 AM
re says
Man, that's disappointing.
Jun 16, 2020 at 09:45 AM
donzo washington says
Door to door salesmen are never going to be replaced. The only reason they ever sell is because people feel compelled to reply to a human being who keeps knocking on their door. If instead of a human it will be a machine people would ignore it.
Jan 22, 2020 at 11:08 AM
franklin (Uncertain) says
idk man even if robots do it there will probably be plenty of humans still doing it
Nov 11, 2019 at 01:18 AM

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