Sell spare and replaceable parts and equipment from behind counter in
agency, repair shop, or parts store. Determine make, year, and type of part
needed by observing damaged part or listening to a description of
malfunction. Read catalogue to find stock number, price, etc., and fill
customers order from stock. Exclude workers whose primary
responsibilities are to receive, store, and issue materials, equipment, and
other items from stockroom.
- 1998 employment: 300,000
- Projected 1998-2008 employment change: Little or no change
- Most significant source of training: Moderate-term on-the-job training
Real estate appraisers
Appraise real property to determine its value for purchase, sales,
investment, mortgage, or loan purposes.
- 1998 employment: 48,000
- Projected 1998-2008 employment change: About as fast as average
- Most significant source of training: Bachelors degree