Occupational Employment Statistics


41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters

Demonstrate merchandise and answer questions for the purpose of creating public interest in buying the product. May sell demonstrated merchandise.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 3012$13.03/hr$10.91/hr$11.87/hr$13.19/hr$14.45/hr$15.20/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities530$12.45/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/A$22.52/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northwest Balance of State N/A$13.04/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA 20$12.49/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 30$12.88/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$12.64/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 30$13.19/hr-3.0%
Northeast Minnesota 40$14.64/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 40$12.59/hr0.0%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 40$15.39/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 50$14.51/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 70$13.81/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 80$11.49/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 90$11.58/hr-1.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 500$14.54/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 520$14.51/hrN/A
Minnesota 760$13.15/hr4.0%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Retail Salespersons 87,430$12.38/hr-1.0%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 6,890$11.61/hr2.2%
Child Care Workers 11,830$11.98/hr8.5%

  • Research or investigate products to be presented to prepare for demonstrations.
  • Set up and arrange displays or demonstration areas to attract the attention of prospective customers.
  • Instruct customers in alteration of products.
  • Record and report demonstration-related information, such as the number of questions asked by the audience or the number of coupons distributed.
  • Suggest specific product purchases to meet customers' needs.
  • Transport, assemble, and disassemble materials used in presentations.
  • Sell products being promoted and keep records of sales.
  • Keep areas neat while working and return items to correct locations following demonstrations.
  • Demonstrate or explain products, methods, or services to persuade customers to purchase products or use services.
  • Visit trade shows, stores, community organizations, or other venues to demonstrate products or services or to answer questions from potential customers.