Occupational Employment Statistics


41-2022 Parts Salespersons

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

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southeast Minnesota 54077$18.72/hr$11.29/hr$13.18/hr$17.76/hr$22.99/hr$27.87/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities5,060$16.20/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business ServicesN/A$23.46/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services90$22.01/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State 140$13.50/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 180$20.60/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 180$15.04/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 190$18.64/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 200$18.33/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 250$17.63/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 290$14.46/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 360$13.91/hr6.3%
Southeast Balance of State 360$17.49/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 370$14.64/hr8.7%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 430$19.19/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 460$18.02/hr7.5%
Southwest Balance of State 480$19.59/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 540$17.76/hr-1.3%
Northwest Balance of State 660$14.11/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 740$18.80/hr12.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,250$15.79/hr0.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,750$16.45/hrN/A
Minnesota 5,260$16.43/hr3.6%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 710$18.26/hr1.9%
Retail Salespersons 84,960$12.72/hr-1.0%
Log Graders and Scalers 20$25.92/hr4.2%

  • 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.