Business Operations Specialist Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of business operations specialists in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare business operations specialist salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Business Operations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,900
25th Percentile Wage
$38,130
50th Percentile Wage
$53,240
75th Percentile Wage
$72,680
90th Percentile Wage
$97,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for business operations specialists 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) business operations specialists is $97,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $28,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,240
3.57% 9.34%
2016
$51,340
2.32% -
2015
$50,150
1.52% -
2014
$49,390
0.49% -
2013
$49,150
1.79% -
2012
$48,270
- -

Compare Business Operations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of business operations specialists in 43 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 business operations specialist occupations is the electronics and appliance stores industry with an annual salary $60,180. The lowest paying industry is the book stores and news dealers industry (annual salary $37,780). For detailed business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$60,180
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$60,180
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$59,040
Nonstore Retailers
$58,920
Direct Selling Establishments
$58,860
General Merchandise Stores
$58,710
Automobile Dealers
$55,810
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$54,800
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$54,550
Furniture Stores
$54,430
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$54,280
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$54,250
Shoe Stores
$53,640
Vending Machine Operators
$53,440
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$52,470
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$52,460
Department Stores
$52,310
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$51,630
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores
$51,250
Home Furnishings Stores
$50,450
Health and Personal Care Stores
$50,220
Health and Personal Care Stores
$50,220
Clothing Stores
$49,960
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$49,690
Sporting Goods Stores
$49,020
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$49,010
Other General Merchandise Stores
$48,630
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$47,240
Specialty Food Stores
$46,300
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$46,280
Gasoline Stations
$46,260
Gasoline Stations
$46,260
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$45,990
Florists
$45,560
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$45,210
Food and Beverage Stores
$44,960
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$44,500
Food and Beverage Stores
$44,370
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$43,890
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$41,810
Grocery Stores
$41,240
Used Merchandise Stores
$39,520
Book Stores and News Dealers
$37,780

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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