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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
Southwest Minnesota 407$16.70/hr$13.11/hr$14.89/hr$16.79/hr$17.42/hr$18.11/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities450$17.40/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 20$16.43/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 20$17.44/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$15.11/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$16.92/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 30$15.71/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$16.92/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 40$16.79/hr0.0%
Southeast Balance of State 50$17.01/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 70$17.18/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 70$16.85/hr-2.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 260$17.96/hr-1.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 320$17.96/hrN/A
Minnesota 500$17.42/hr0.6%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Retail Salespersons 66,830$15.63/hr-3.0%
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 6,800$14.76/hr22.0%
Fast Food and Counter Workers 53,640$14.74/hr12.4%

  • Research or investigate products to be presented to prepare for demonstrations.
  • Prepare or alter presentation contents to target specific audiences.
  • 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.