Occupational Employment Statistics


41-2022 Parts Salespersons

Sell spare and replacement parts and equipment in repair shop or parts store.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 67084$15.47/hr$10.74/hr$11.73/hr$13.81/hr$17.58/hr$24.11/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities5,090$15.85/hr
Financial Activities10$21.63/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services160$21.05/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State 120$13.77/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 150$16.07/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 150$20.82/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 180$19.26/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 200$16.41/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 210$17.26/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 250$16.28/hr6.3%
St Cloud MN MSA 310$14.58/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 350$18.32/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 360$19.58/hr7.5%
Southwest Balance of State 440$19.12/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 440$18.05/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 530$17.30/hr-1.3%
Northwest Balance of State 590$13.40/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 670$13.81/hr8.7%
Central Minnesota 800$17.66/hr12.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,650$15.46/hr0.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,040$16.11/hrN/A
Minnesota 5,330$16.06/hr3.6%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 830$17.82/hr1.9%
Retail Salespersons 87,430$12.38/hr-1.0%
Log Graders and Scalers 20$24.91/hrN/A

  • Prepare sales slips or sales contracts.
  • Maintain and clean work and inventory areas.
  • Read catalogs, microfiche viewers, or computer displays to determine replacement part stock numbers and prices.
  • Receive and fill telephone orders for parts.
  • Assist customers, such as responding to customer complaints and updating them about back-ordered parts.
  • Determine replacement parts required, according to inspections of old parts, customer requests, or customers' descriptions of malfunctions.
  • Receive payment or obtain credit authorization.
  • Mark and store parts in stockrooms according to prearranged systems.
  • Locate and label parts and maintain inventory of stock.
  • Place new merchandise on display.