Research Opportunities in the Retail Industry

Retail is our nation’s largest private-sector employer, and is a significant industry in Idaho as well. Retail in Idaho accounts for more than 174,000 jobs.

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Retail Industry

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Typical Salary: $43,690

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.

Required Training:
High School Diploma or Equivalent

Retail Industry

Retail Salespersons

Typical Salary: $27,710

Sell merchandise, such as furniture, motor vehicles, appliances, or apparel to consumers. Excludes "Cashiers" (41-2011).

Required Training:
No Formal Education Needed

Retail Industry

Insurance Sales Agents

Typical Salary: $57,410

Sell life, property, casualty, health, automotive, or other types of insurance. May refer clients to independent brokers, work as an independent broker, or be employed by an insurance company.

Required Training:
High School Diploma or Equivalent

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