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

The average annual and hourly salaries for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents among Georgia 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,010
25th Percentile Wage
$41,550
50th Percentile Wage
$63,960
75th Percentile Wage
$120,040
90th Percentile Wage
$181,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $181,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,010.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.35
25th Percentile Wage
$19.98
50th Percentile Wage
$30.75
75th Percentile Wage
$57.71
90th Percentile Wage
$87.25

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $87.25. The median hourly salary is $30.75. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.35.

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
201663,960-3.91%-19.89%
201566,4600.02%-
201466,450-3.33%-
201368,660-11.68%-
201276,680--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in state of Georgia ranges from $35,550 to $69,970. The highest paying area for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $69,970. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Macon (mean annual salary $67,080). The lowest paying area is Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$69,970
Macon
$67,080
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$62,050
Rome
$56,930
Gainesville
$56,770
Savannah
$52,660
Columbus
$45,460
Athens-Clarke County
$42,430
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$37,120
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$35,550


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