Demonstrators and Product Promoters


Demonstrate merchandise and answer questions for the purpose of creating public interest in buying the product. May sell demonstrated merchandise.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Advertising
  2. Department Stores
  3. Personnel Supply Services
  4. Miscellaneous Business Services
  5. Beverages

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 2,090 12.31 7.00 14.96 25,600 14,560 31,110
Joplin MSA 10 8.72 6.37 9.89 18,130 13,250 20,570
Springfield MSA 220 13.80 8.28 16.56 28,700 17,220 34,440
St Louis MSA 1,270 12.01 6.76 14.64 24,980 14,060 30,440
Kansas City* 260 11.20 7.08 13.26 23,296 14,726 27,581
Central Region* 80 13.30 7.30 16.30 27,668 15,183 33,911
Ozark Region* 360 14.13 7.44 17.47 29,392 15,481 36,347
Southeast Region* 30 11.07 6.67 13.27 23,025 13,877 27,599
St. Louis City* 160 12.74 8.61 14.81 26,503 17,901 30,805
St. Louis County* 990 11.83 6.55 14.47 24,601 13,629 30,088

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 2,280 2,720 440 19.30 118 Great
Kansas City MSA 530 610 80 15.09 26 Good
St Louis MSA 1,320 1,470 150 11.36 58 Great
Central Region* 140 170 30 21.43 7 Good
Northeast Region* 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Ozark Region* 200 250 50 25.00 12 Great
Southwest Region* 70 80 10 14.29 3 Good

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months)
or training in one of the following
Retailing and Retail Operations