Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agent Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents amongst Arkansas cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,790
25th Percentile Wage
$35,710
50th Percentile Wage
$52,260
75th Percentile Wage
$87,370
90th Percentile Wage
$194,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $194,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,790.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.40
25th Percentile Wage
$17.17
50th Percentile Wage
$25.12
75th Percentile Wage
$42.01
90th Percentile Wage
$93.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $93.39. The median hourly salary is $25.12. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.40.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,2602.97%-31.99%
201550,710-27.55%-
201464,680-5.89%-
201368,490-0.72%-
201268,980--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in state of Arkansas ranges from $48,930 to $91,880. The highest paying area for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Arkansas is Hot Springs with a median annual salary of $91,880. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $72,380). The lowest paying area is Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway with a median annual salary of $48,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hot Springs
$91,880
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$72,380
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$71,160
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$58,130
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$49,390
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$48,930



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