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

1.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
77%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-10.4%
by 2031
WAGES
$29,390
or $14.13 hourly
VOLUME
7,860
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 77% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Persuasion
Social Perceptiveness
Negotiation
Key
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quite important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers' job openings is expected to decline by -10.4% by 2031
'Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers' was $29,390, or $14.13 hourly
'Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers' are paid 35.8% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers?

As of 2021 there were 7,860 people employed as Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers within the United States.
This represents around 0.006% 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 (Could go either way) 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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