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Door-to-Door Sales Worker, News and Street Vendors, and Related Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Door-to-Door Sales Worker, News and Street Vendors, and Related Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,120
25th Percentile Wage
$20,990
50th Percentile Wage
$24,330
75th Percentile Wage
$30,820
90th Percentile Wage
$47,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers is $47,340. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $24,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,120. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 147% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201624,3308.71%11.76%
201522,2103.06%-
201421,5305.11%-
201320,430-5.09%-
201221,470--

Table 2. Door-to-Door Sales Worker, News and Street Vendors, and Related Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers in 9 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $31,020. The lowest paying sector is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector (annual salary $19,450).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$31,020
Wholesale Trade
$30,700
Construction
$27,080
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$25,540
Information
$24,360
Retail Trade
$22,660
Accommodation and Food Services
$22,650
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$20,810
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$19,450

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,650 to $54,080. The highest paying state for door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers is Oklahoma with a median annual salary of $54,080. The lowest paying state is South Dakota with a median annual salary of $18,650. For more salary information of door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Oklahoma
$54,080
Pennsylvania
$30,450
Minnesota
$29,330
Maryland
$28,620
Massachusetts
$28,270
Oregon
$27,310
Iowa
$26,010
Indiana
$25,500
Texas
$25,450
Missouri
$25,290
California
$24,360
New Jersey
$24,010
Mississippi
$23,980
Kentucky
$23,840
Tennessee
$23,740
North Carolina
$23,230
Louisiana
$23,220
Washington
$22,730
Wisconsin
$22,730
Maine
$22,220
Ohio
$22,170
Virginia
$22,030
Nevada
$21,970
New York
$21,860
Georgia
$21,510
Alaska
$20,300
Michigan
$19,730
Illinois
$19,400
South Dakota
$18,650


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