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Financial Manager Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Financial Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,480
25th Percentile Wage
$79,620
50th Percentile Wage
$112,120
75th Percentile Wage
$154,910
90th Percentile Wage
$186,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial 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) financial managers is $186,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $112,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial managers is $58,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016112,1202.58%9.37%
2015109,2302.64%-
2014106,3502.79%-
2013103,3801.71%-
2012101,610--

Compare Financial Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of financial managers in 36 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 financial manager occupations is the clothing stores industry with an annual salary $146,730. The lowest paying industry is the sporting goods stores industry (annual salary $75,610). For detailed financial manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Clothing Stores
$146,730
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$142,880
Specialty Food Stores
$137,530
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$127,780
Nonstore Retailers
$125,850
Health and Personal Care Stores
$125,050
Health and Personal Care Stores
$125,050
General Merchandise Stores
$120,090
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$119,770
Direct Selling Establishments
$116,180
Automobile Dealers
$112,450
Home Furnishings Stores
$111,900
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$111,220
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$109,730
Food and Beverage Stores
$107,050
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$106,770
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$106,150
Vending Machine Operators
$106,100
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$105,100
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$103,140
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$103,140
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$99,620
Grocery Stores
$96,990
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$96,560
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$95,900
Shoe Stores
$95,650
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$95,480
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$95,310
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$93,180
Gasoline Stations
$89,850
Gasoline Stations
$89,850
Furniture Stores
$89,700
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$89,000
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$87,680
Used Merchandise Stores
$80,060
Sporting Goods Stores
$75,610

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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