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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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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 $113,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial managers is $57,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of financial managers in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
0.94% 10.22%
2.58% -
2.64% -
2.79% -
1.71% -
- -

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

The average salaries of financial managers in 40 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 beer, wine, and liquor stores industry with an annual salary $196,420. The lowest paying industry is the sporting goods stores industry (annual salary $74,520). For detailed financial manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores
Clothing Stores
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
Specialty Food Stores
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
Nonstore Retailers
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
Food and Beverage Stores
Other General Merchandise Stores
Health and Personal Care Stores
Health and Personal Care Stores
Food and Beverage Stores
Automobile Dealers
General Merchandise Stores
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
Home Furnishings Stores
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
Electronics and Appliance Stores
Electronics and Appliance Stores
Direct Selling Establishments
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
Vending Machine Operators
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
Furniture Stores
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
Grocery Stores
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
Shoe Stores
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
Gasoline Stations
Gasoline Stations
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
Book Stores and News Dealers
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
Used Merchandise Stores
Sporting Goods Stores

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


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