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Occupational Report for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (41-1011) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

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.

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Employment Outlook for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was much larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be much higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist.

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Current Employment Department Job Openings for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers There are 295 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Merchandising Manager (Portland OR) 10/30/14 Portland
Floor Team Leader (FTL - Assistant Store Manager) 10/30/14 Klamath Falls
Retail Sales Leader 10/30/14 Hillsboro
Merchandising Manager (Portland OR) 10/30/14 Portland
Sales Support 10/30/14 The Dalles
Sales Support 10/30/14 Beaverton
Sales Support 10/30/14 Portland
Sales Support 10/30/14 Portland
Sales Support 10/30/14 Hillsboro
ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER 10/30/14 Medford
STORE MANAGER 10/30/14 Eugene
ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER 10/30/14 Medford
Lead Sales Consultant - Cust Experience 10/30/14 Corvallis
Macy's Roseburg Valley, Roseburg, OR: Sales Manager 10/30/14 Roseburg
Macy's Seasonal Cosmetics Beauty Advisor - Portland, OR - Lloyd Center 10/30/14 Portland
Macy¿s Seasonal Retail Stock Merchandising Part Time, Morning 5am-2pm - Salem, OR - Salem Center 10/30/14 Salem
STORE MANAGER 10/30/14 Medford
Macy's Downtown Portland, Portland, OR: Visual Manager 10/29/14 Portland
Outside Garden/Department Manager 10/29/14 Mcminnville
Store Manager Training Program-WA/OR 10/29/14 Tigard
Macy¿s Seasonal Retail Stock Merchandising Part Time, Morning 5am-2pm - Portland, OR - Clackamas Tow 10/29/14 Portland
Macy's Seasonal Cosmetics Beauty Advisor - Portland, OR - Clackamas Town Center 10/29/14 Portland
Macy's Seasonal Retail Stock Merchandising Part Time, Morning 5am-2pm - Portland, OR - Lloyd Center 10/29/14 Portland
Assistant Store Manager of Merchandising - Old Navy - Clackamas Promenade 10/29/14 Clackamas
Assistant Manager, Merchandising - Gap - Rogue Valley Mall 10/29/14 Medford
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Job Openings from the Web for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 680 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Shift Supervisor 10/30/14 Portland Rite AID Hdqtrs. Corp
Team Leader - Store Managers 10/30/14 Portland
Macy's Washington Square Tigard OR: Sales Manager 10/30/14 Tigard MACY9;S
Sales Associates - Keizer Station Village Center 10/30/14 Keizer KAY JEWELERS
Retail Housekeeping Associate Part Time Temporary: Salem OR - Macys Lancaster 10/30/14 Salem MACY9;S
Retail Team Leader Operations (Store Management) 10/30/14 Klamath Falls SPORTS AUTHORITY
Sales Associates - Rogue Valley Mall 10/30/14 Medford KAY JEWELERS
Store Manager Trainee (SMT) #1049 Portland OR 10/30/14 Portland Sears
Shift Supervisor 10/30/14 Warrenton Rite AID Hdqtrs. Corp
Store Manager I Sears Outlet Stores (Full-Time/Salaried) 10/29/14 Portland Sears Hometown and Outlet
Retail Sales Merchandiser 10/29/14 Wilsonville Advantage Sales & Marketing
Sales Management Trainee - Medford OR 10/29/14 Medford Enterprise
ASST STORE MGR EUGENE MO 10/29/14 Eugene dOLLAR gENERAL
MGR KIOSK SALES 10/29/14 Salem CenturyLink
Sales Assistant 10/29/14 Hillsboro Express Employment Professionals
Visual Merch Mgr - Woodburn Outlet #432 10/29/14 Woodburn Forever 21
LEAD SALES ASSOC-PT EUGENE MO 10/29/14 Eugene dOLLAR gENERAL
Assistant Manager 10/29/14 Portland Party City
Supply Chain Marketing Equipment Manager Associate Supervisor 10/29/14 Portland Pepsico
Macy's Seasonal Retail Stock Merchandising Part Time Morning 5am-2pm - Salem OR - Salem Center 10/29/14 Salem Macy's
Macy's Roseburg Valley Roseburg OR: Sales Manager 10/29/14 Roseburg Macy's
Macy's Clackamas Town Center Portland OR: Assistant Store Manager 10/29/14 Portland MACY9;S
Sales Associates -Clackamas Promenade 10/29/14 Clackamas JARED THE GALLERIA OF JEWELRY
Sales Associates - Downtown 10/29/14 The Dalles KAY JEWELERS
Retail Cosmetics Sales - Counter Manager Clinique Full Time: Salem OR - Macys Salem Center 10/29/14 Salem MACY9;S
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State of Oregon License Information for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $11.35 $13.77 $17.22 $21.57 $27.32 $18.58 $38,653
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 11.43 14.11 16.81 19.11 22.19 16.99 35,338
Multnomah / Washington 12.22 14.53 17.57 21.94 27.76 19.19 39,911
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 10.72 13.13 17.99 22.09 27.61 18.74 38,980
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 10.70 12.68 15.61 20.59 25.13 17.28 35,944
Lane 10.26 12.36 15.96 21.02 30.85 18.36 38,201
Douglas 10.89 13.55 16.96 21.37 26.54 17.85 37,121
Coos / Curry 11.74 13.72 17.12 21.56 28.29 18.78 39,048
Jackson / Josephine 10.89 13.64 17.74 21.97 27.37 18.64 38,771
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 9.96 12.99 16.89 20.78 25.95 17.78 36,971
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 11.81 14.58 17.74 23.04 28.84 19.39 40,343
Klamath / Lake 11.22 13.46 16.22 18.86 24.14 16.86 35,071
Morrow / Umatilla 11.82 13.34 15.52 19.39 23.84 16.91 35,168
Baker / Union / Wallowa 10.78 13.17 16.07 21.21 26.33 17.20 35,789
Grant / Harney / Malheur 12.65 15.14 17.55 21.27 26.61 18.65 38,789
Clackamas 12.34 14.11 17.37 20.96 24.09 18.06 37,559
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Regional Employment Projections for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 15,153 17,130 1,977 13.0% 198 330 528
Multnomah / Washington 5,591 6,380 789 14.1% 79 122 201
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 1,721 1,938 217 12.6% 22 37 59
Clackamas 1,371 1,603 232 16.9% 23 30 53
Lane 1,340 1,532 192 14.3% 19 29 48
Jackson / Josephine 1,152 1,296 144 12.5% 14 25 39
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 938 1,042 104 11.1% 10 20 30
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 872 993 121 13.9% 12 19 31
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 394 431 37 9.4% 4 9 13
Coos / Curry 324 341 17 5.2% 2 7 9
Douglas 307 350 43 14.0% 4 7 11
Morrow / Umatilla 290 328 38 13.1% 4 6 10
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 271 326 55 20.3% 6 6 12
Klamath / Lake 230 252 22 9.6% 2 5 7
Grant / Harney / Malheur 197 214 17 8.6% 2 4 6
Baker / Union / Wallowa 186 204 18 9.7% 2 4 6

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 15,153
Total All Industries Private 15,076
Wholesale Trade Private 213
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods Private 125
Retail Trade Private 13,375
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers Private 1,243
Automobile Dealers Private 544
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers Private 116
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores Private 583
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores Private 488
Furniture Stores Private 254
Home Furnishings Stores Private 234
Electronics and Appliance Stores Private 483
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers Private 1,231
Building Material and Supplies Dealers Private 1,112
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores Private 119
Food and Beverage Stores Private 2,388
Grocery Stores Private 2,091
Specialty Food Stores Private 147
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores Private 150
Health and Personal Care Stores Private 560
Gasoline Stations Private 453
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores Private 2,048
Clothing Stores Private 1,607
Shoe Stores Private 275
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores Private 166
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Private 843
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores Private 736
General Merchandise Stores Private 2,804
Department Stores Private 764
Other General Merchandise Stores Private 2,040
Miscellaneous Store Retailers Private 799
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores Private 319
Used Merchandise Stores Private 164
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers Private 304
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Private 302
Rental and Leasing Services Private 277
Consumer Goods Rental Private 123
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 237
Administrative and Support Services Private 237
Health Care and Social Assistance Private 272
Social Assistance Private 252
Vocational Rehabilitation Services Private 200
Educational Requirements for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. Those with a postsecondary non-degree award have a competitive advantage in the labor market. Up to five years of related work experience is commonly considered necessary for this occupation.
Skills for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
  • Analyze And Monitor Sales Activity And Trend
  • Apply Disciplinary Practices In Supervision
  • Apply Mathematical Principles To Accounting, Bookkeeping Or Budgeting
  • Apply Merchandising Techniques
  • Apply Product Knowledge To Marketing Of Goods
  • Compile Data For Financial Reports
  • Complete Purchase Requisitions
  • Conduct Customer Surveys
  • Conduct Sales Presentations
  • Conduct Staff Meeting
  • Coordinate Employee Continuing Education Programs
  • Develop Budgets
  • Develop Pricing Strategy
  • Develop Staffing Plan
  • Establish And Evaluate Employee Performance Standards
  • Hire And Dismiss Employees
  • Investigate And Resolve Customer Problems
  • Manage Personnel And Human Resources
  • Monitor Consumer And Marketing Trends
  • Oversee Sales Programs
  • Perform Bookkeeping Functions
  • Price Merchandise
  • Process Records And Maintain Forms And Files
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Provide Orientation To New Employees
  • Recognize And Evaluate Product Quality
  • Respond To Personnel Problems And Grievances
  • Supervise Employees
  • Understand Sales Contracts
  • Use Inventory Control Procedures
  • Use Marketing Techniques
  • Use Sales Techniques
  • Write And Compile Employee Training Materials
Schools and Training Providers for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: (541) 917-4999
Programs of Training:
Chemeketa Community College
4000 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97305
Phone: (503) 399-5000
Programs of Training:
Tillamook Bay Community College
4301 Third St.
Tillamook, OR 97141
Phone: (503) 842-8222
Programs of Training:
Southwestern Oregon Community College
1988 Newmark Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420-2193
Phone: (541) 888-2525
Programs of Training:
Lane Community College
4000 E 30th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405-640
Phone: (541) 463-3000
Programs of Training:
Oregon State University
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Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: (541) 737-0123
Programs of Training:
Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 552-7672
Programs of Training:
Mt Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR 97030
Phone: (503) 491-6422
Programs of Training:
Central Oregon Community College
2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97701
Phone: (541) 383-7500
Programs of Training:
Blue Mountain Community College
2411 NW Carden Ave
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: (541) 276-1260
Programs of Training:
Floral Design Institute, Inc.
1500 NW 18th Avenue Suite 109
Portland, OR 97209-2554
Phone: (503) 223-8089
Programs of Training:
Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR 97045-8980
Phone: (503) 657-6958 x2313
Programs of Training:
Portland Community College
12000 SW 49th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219-7132
Phone: (503) 244-6111
Programs of Training:
Klamath Community College
7390 South Sixth Street
Klamath Falls, OR 97603-7121
Phone: (541) 882-3521
Programs of Training:
Umpqua Community College
1140 College Rd.
Roseburg, OR 97470-226
Phone: (541) 440-4600
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Central Oregon Community College
Chemeketa Community College
Clackamas Community College
Clatsop Community College
Columbia Gorge Community College
Klamath Community College
Lane Community College
Mt Hood Community College
Portland Community College
Rogue Community College
Tillamook Bay Community College
Treasure Valley Community College
Umpqua Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
First-Line Supervisors Of Non-Retail Sales Workers 71%
Sales Managers 31%