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Market and street traders and assistants

£16,640 Average salary at age 20
£26,520 Average Salary
33 Average hours per week


Market and street traders and assistants sell goods (other than refreshments) from stalls, barrows and other portable containers in streets and market places.

Main Tasks

  • Displays products on stall or barrow;
  • Calls out or otherwise attracts attention to goods on offer;
  • Sells goods at fixed price or by bargaining with customer;
  • Accepts payment and may wrap goods;
  • Cleans up site on completion of each day’s trading.


No academic qualifications are required.

UK Prospects

18500 Workforce Size
2.07% Predicted decline 2023 - 2027
3138 Predicted Replacement 2023 - 2027

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