Oregon Labor Market Information System
WIRED Occupation Report Center
WIRED Occupation Report
for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (41-1011) in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
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.
Employment Projections for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
2008
Employment
2018
Employment

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%
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Annual
Replacement
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Annual
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11,350 12,401 1,051 9.3% 105 255 360

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
Wages (All Industries, 2010) for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
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$12.00 $14.16 $17.30 $22.14 $29.94 $19.48 $40,507
Data Sources and Limitations
State of Oregon License Information for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers No statewide license is required for this occupation.


Current Job Openings for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers in the Oregon Portion of the WIRED Region There are 188 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Associate Manager 10/1/14 Beaverton
Sales Support 10/1/14 Portland
Department Manager 10/1/14 Keizer
Part Time Second Assistant 10/1/14 Portland
Part Time Key Holder 10/1/14 Tigard
Home Appliances Sales Lead Job In Portland 9/30/14 Portland
Store Manager Trainee (Smt), #1049 Portland, Or Job In Portland 9/30/14 Portland
Automotive Center Manager- Portland, Or Job In Portland 9/30/14 Portland
Assistant Store Manager Trainee (Asmt) Vancouver, Or Job In Portland 9/30/14 Portland
Consultative Sales- Fine Jewelry Job In Portland 9/30/14 Portland
3724 Department Manager 9/30/14 Beaverton
3724-Department Manager 9/30/14 Beaverton
Mgr Kiosk Sales 9/30/14 Salem
Levi'S¿ Supervisor, Woodburn, Craig Store 9/30/14 Woodburn
Department Manager 9/30/14 Mcminnville
Deli Department Supervisor 9/30/14 Woodburn
Seasonal Sales Associate - Cascade Station 9/30/14 Portland
Levi'S® Supervisor, Woodburn, Craig Store - 1402508 9/29/14 Woodburn DOE
Store Manager Trainee (Smt), #1049 Portland, Or 9/28/14 Portland
Home Appliances Sales Lead 9/28/14 Portland
Indirect Sales Executive Cricket Wireless Salem Or 9/28/14 Salem
Produce Supervisor/Back Up Buyer 9/26/14 Tigard
Villakids Lead Associate 9/26/14 Beaverton
*Retail Sales Leader* 9/24/14 Portland
Assistant Store Manager 9/24/14 Milwaukie
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Major Industries of Employment for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Industry NAICS Ownership 2008
Employment
Manufacturing 31 Private 100
Wholesale Trade 42 Private 220
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 423 Private 125
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 424 Private 95
Retail Trade 44 Private 8,795
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 441 Private 955
Automobile Dealers 4411 Private 459
Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 4413 Private 412
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores 442 Private 370
Furniture Stores 4421 Private 167
Home Furnishings Stores 4422 Private 203
Electronics and Appliance Stores 443 Private 351
Building Material & Garden Supply Stores 444 Private 767
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 4441 Private 683
Food and Beverage Stores 445 Private 1,201
Grocery Stores 4451 Private 1,084
Health and Personal Care Stores 446 Private 328
Gasoline Stations 447 Private 271
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores 448 Private 1,520
Clothing Stores 4481 Private 1,165
Shoe Stores 4482 Private 221
Jewelry, Luggage & Leather Goods Stores 4483 Private 134
Sporting Goods/Hobby/Book/Music Stores 451 Private 615
Sporting Goods/Musical Instrument Stores 4511 Private 437
Book, Periodical, and Music Stores 4512 Private 178
General Merchandise Stores 452 Private 1,681
Department Stores 4521 Private 658
Other General Merchandise Stores 4529 Private 1,023
Miscellaneous Store Retailers 453 Private 690
Office Supply, Stationery & Gift Stores 4532 Private 313
Used Merchandise Stores 4533 Private 130
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers 4539 Private 236
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 53 Private 384
Rental and Leasing Services 532 Private 375
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 5321 Private 86
Consumer Goods Rental 5322 Private 258
Health Care and Social Assistance 62 Private 176
Social Assistance 624 Private 157
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 6243 Private 132
Accommodation and Food Services 72 Private 105
Food Services and Drinking Places 722 Private 101
Limited-Service Eating Places 7222 Private 100
Other Services, Ex. Public Admin 81 Private 94


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 one or more of the following programs:

Floral Design Institute, Inc.
1500 NW 18th Avenue Suite 109
Portland, OR 97209-2554
Phone: (800) 819-8089
Programs of Training:
Oregon State University
104 Kerr Administration Bldg.
Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: (541) 737-0123
Programs of Training:
West Coast Sales Academy
205 SE Spokane St, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97202
Phone: (503) 238-7507
Programs of Training:
Seattle University
900 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122-4340
Phone: (206) 296-6000
Programs of Training:
Clark College
1800 E McLoughlin Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98663-3598
Phone: (360) 992-2000
Programs of Training:
ITT Technical Institute
13518 E Indiana Avenue
Spokane Valley, WA 99216-1589
Phone: (509) 926-2900
Programs of Training:
Washington State University
French Administration Building
Pullman, WA 99164-1009
Phone: (509) 335-3564
Programs of Training:
ITT Technical Institute
1615 75th Street Sw, Suite 220
Everett, WA 98203
Phone: (425) 583-0200
Programs of Training:
Clackamas Community College
19600 South Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone: (503) 657-6958
Programs of Training:
Dealer Education School
1960 Madras SE #2077
Salem, OR 97306-1345
Phone: (503) 399-9199
Programs of Training:
Bea's Floral Design School
750 117th Street
Salem, OR 97317-9017
Phone: (503) 873-2452
Programs of Training:
Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 552-7672
Programs of Training:
City University
11900 NE First Street
Bellevue, WA 98005
Phone: (425) 637-1010
Programs of Training:
Lower Columbia College
1600 Maple
Longview, WA 98632-0310
Phone: (360) 442-2000
Programs of Training:
Oregon Ind. Auto Dealer Assoc.-Dealer Educ. Schl.
1475 Capitol St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: (503) 362-6839
Programs of Training:
ITT Technical Institute
12720 Gateway Dr Ste 100
Seattle, WA 98168-2610
Phone: (206) 244-3300
Programs of Training:


Graduates and Program Completers for training programs related to First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Program Award State Completers Year
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management. Bachelor's Degree Oregon 72 2008
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce. Bachelor's Degree Oregon 1 2008
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management. Variable Length Postsecondary Training Oregon 115 2008
Retailing and Retail Operations. Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; <1 yr. Oregon 2 2008
Retailing and Retail Operations. Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 1-2 yrs. Oregon 2 2008
Selling Skills and Sales Operations. Variable Length Postsecondary Training Oregon 355 2008


Employment Service Job Applicants - January 2011 for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupation Oregon Job Applicants by Experience Level Washington Applicants
None <1 Year 1-4 Years 5-9 Years 10+ Years
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 725 440 2,220 1,117 1,047 0

Occupational experience is largely self-reported.

Applicants counts include only those registered with the Oregon State Employment Department and the Washington State Employment Security Department. They do not represent all job applicants across the WIRED region.

Applicants in Oregon may be listed under multiple occupational categories, so summing applicant counts across occupational classifications will result in some double-counting.

Source: Oregon Employment Department, Washington State Employment Security Department


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%
The Oregon-Washington WIRED Region consists of Clackamas, Columbia, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington and Yamhill counties in Oregon, and Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties in Washington.