Marketing and Sales Manager Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of marketing and sales managers in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare marketing and sales manager salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Marketing and Sales Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,680
25th Percentile Wage
$57,920
50th Percentile Wage
$87,440
75th Percentile Wage
$134,940
90th Percentile Wage
$195,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for marketing and sales managers in the industry sector of retail trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) marketing and sales managers is $195,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid marketing and sales managers is $42,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of marketing and sales managers in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201687,4405.73%13.37%
201582,4303.46%-
201479,5802.30%-
201377,7502.57%-
201275,750--

Compare Marketing and Sales Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of marketing and sales managers in 41 industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for marketing and sales manager occupations is the electronic shopping and mail-order houses industry with an annual salary $119,730. The lowest paying industry is the shoe stores industry (annual salary $48,070). For detailed marketing and sales manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$119,730
Nonstore Retailers
$118,450
Direct Selling Establishments
$116,580
Automobile Dealers
$113,230
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$110,150
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$96,820
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$90,150
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$90,150
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$83,990
Health and Personal Care Stores
$82,510
Health and Personal Care Stores
$82,510
Furniture Stores
$81,990
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$81,960
General Merchandise Stores
$80,360
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$78,550
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$77,880
Vending Machine Operators
$77,600
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$77,240
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores
$75,920
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$74,110
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$73,930
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$73,030
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$70,430
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$68,260
Department Stores
$68,030
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$66,930
Home Furnishings Stores
$66,840
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$65,130
Food and Beverage Stores
$62,790
Grocery Stores
$62,630
Other General Merchandise Stores
$60,290
Clothing Stores
$60,050
Florists
$59,700
Sporting Goods Stores
$59,310
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$58,490
Gasoline Stations
$55,090
Gasoline Stations
$55,090
Specialty Food Stores
$53,700
Used Merchandise Stores
$53,120
Book Stores and News Dealers
$48,340
Shoe Stores
$48,070

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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