First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.

Number of positions

2012: 25,700    2014: 26,550

Annual job postings

New: 420    Replacement: 570
(Total: 990)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
$27,590
($13/hour)
Middle:
$43,640
($20/hour)
Up to:
$57,890
($27/hour)
Average:
$47,790
($22/hour)

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:
Less than 5 years

On-the-job training:
None

Education level achieved by workers

 

Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.