Numbers of Sales and Related Occupations in Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

Occupation group

Sales and Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 397,520
2006 409,190
2007 414,130
2008 403,710
2009 379,150
2010 383,360
2011 395,820
2012 408,100
2013 405,560
2014 399,420
2015 372,030
2016 361,940
2017 352,830

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Year Number
2005 25,060
2006 26,970
2007 30,730
2008 30,250
2009 27,930
2010 25,270
2011 27,520
2012 29,620
2013 28,600
2014 26,200
2015 24,070
2016 24,040
2017 22,990

First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers

Year Number
2005 9,230
2006 9,450
2007 9,320
2008 9,350
2009 7,300
2010 6,070
2011 4,920
2012 5,050
2013 5,220
2014 5,590
2015 5,280
2016 5,540
2017 5,030

Cashiers

Year Number
2005 80,520
2006 84,920
2007 87,680
2008 85,350
2009 81,060
2010 84,950
2011 89,400
2012 91,380
2013 91,600
2014 82,770
2015 75,750
2016 71,490
2017 74,380

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

Year Number
2006 300
2007 390
2008 350
2009 140
2010 160
2011 850
2012 1,060
2013 1,120
2014 320
2015 250
2016 240

Counter and Rental Clerks

Year Number
2005 8,960
2006 12,640
2007 13,010
2008 12,150
2009 10,170
2010 9,470
2011 11,160
2012 10,410
2013 9,230
2014 8,140
2015 7,790
2016 5,810
2017 5,000

Parts Salespersons

Year Number
2005 6,030
2006 5,400
2007 5,210
2008 4,840
2009 4,320
2010 5,280
2011 5,190
2012 5,640
2013 4,210
2014 4,830
2015 4,660
2016 4,660
2017 4,700

Retail Salespersons

Year Number
2005 115,830
2006 113,860
2007 116,610
2008 122,290
2009 116,780
2010 115,400
2011 111,260
2012 114,300
2013 118,760
2014 126,350
2015 114,820
2016 112,920
2017 100,370

Advertising Sales Agents

Year Number
2005 3,990
2006 4,130
2007 4,800
2008 4,670
2009 4,200
2010 5,160
2011 6,900
2012 8,460
2013 8,090
2014 8,110
2015 7,720
2016 7,160
2017 6,270

Insurance Sales Agents

Year Number
2005 9,290
2006 9,340
2007 8,730
2008 8,590
2009 10,260
2010 10,630
2011 11,140
2012 10,870
2013 11,780
2014 12,360
2015 10,730
2016 9,510
2017 8,210

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

Year Number
2005 13,140
2006 13,580
2007 15,470
2008 15,380
2009 15,790
2010 16,830
2011 17,610
2012 18,380
2013 17,270
2014 16,730
2015 15,190
2016 15,630
2017 16,340

Travel Agents

Year Number
2005 4,660
2006 5,300
2007 4,530
2008 4,400
2009 3,650
2010 3,850
2011 3,880
2012 4,180
2013 3,750
2014 3,610
2016 3,790
2017 3,450

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

Year Number
2005 14,540
2006 17,080
2007 18,640
2008 17,660
2009 17,250
2010 17,410
2011 19,300
2012 21,450
2013 22,010
2014 24,460
2015 24,900
2016 29,380
2017 33,530

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

Year Number
2005 13,340
2006 14,610
2007 15,720
2008 16,580
2009 14,130
2010 12,750
2011 13,950
2012 15,320
2013 16,600
2014 14,060
2015 11,220
2016 7,720
2017 6,120

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

Year Number
2005 54,670
2006 53,850
2007 51,970
2008 46,890
2009 44,780
2010 49,640
2011 52,910
2012 54,140
2013 49,570
2014 47,750
2015 45,430
2016 46,140
2017 48,170

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

Year Number
2005 1,940
2007 4,140
2008 4,860
2009 2,720
2010 1,880
2011 1,370
2015 1,840
2016 1,630
2017 2,610

Models

Year Number
2014 130

Real Estate Brokers

Year Number
2007 1,950
2008 1,900
2009 1,550
2010 1,150
2011 890
2012 1,140
2013 1,700
2014 1,670
2015 1,890
2016 1,630
2017 1,880

Real Estate Sales Agents

Year Number
2005 3,490
2007 4,770
2009 3,170
2010 4,040
2011 4,210
2012 4,020
2013 4,320
2014 4,470
2015 3,910
2016 2,780
2017 2,680

Sales Engineers

Year Number
2005 3,290
2006 3,420
2007 2,860
2009 2,040
2010 2,110
2011 2,450
2012 2,580
2013 2,610
2014 2,610
2015 2,830
2016 2,650
2017 1,900

Telemarketers

Year Number
2005 10,020
2006 8,920
2007 7,700
2008 6,430
2009 6,120
2010 5,270
2011 4,940
2012 4,630
2013 3,660
2014 4,380
2015 5,110
2016 5,590
2017 5,720

Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers

Year Number
2005 310
2007 1,130
2008 760
2009 420
2010 270
2011 300

Sales and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2012 4,470
2013 3,320
2014 2,990
2015 3,400
2016 3,080
2017 2,550