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 Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southeast Minnesota 609$13.24/hr$11.15/hr$12.24/hr$13.22/hr$14.39/hr$15.09/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities270$13.88/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/A$13.86/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/A-13.4%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/A$14.83/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/A$11.62/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 20$11.86/hr-1.5%
Rochester MN MSA 30$13.06/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 30$14.00/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$13.43/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 40$17.36/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 50$13.92/hr-3.0%
Central Minnesota 60$14.87/hr-5.5%
Southeast Minnesota 60$13.22/hr0.0%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 110$14.75/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 160$15.44/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 210$14.83/hrN/A
Minnesota 380$14.37/hr4.0%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Retail Salespersons 84,960$12.72/hr-1.0%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 7,080$11.87/hr2.2%
Childcare Workers 12,150$12.28/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.