Personal Shoppers

People who do not have the time or the ability to go shopping for clothes, gifts, groceries, and other items use the services of personal shoppers. Personal shoppers shop department stores, look at catalogs, and surf the Internet for the best buys and most appropriate items for their clients. Relying on a sense of style and an ability to spot a bargain, a personal shopper helps clients develop a wardrobe and find gifts for friends, relatives, and employees. Though personal shoppers work all across the country, their services are most in demand in large, metropolitan areas.


Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Family and Consumer Science
Skills
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Organizational
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Organized
  • Social
Licensure/Certification Recommended

Related Industries