Financial Specialist Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Financial Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,680
25th Percentile Wage
$53,460
50th Percentile Wage
$71,350
75th Percentile Wage
$98,030
90th Percentile Wage
$134,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial 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) financial specialists is $134,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial specialists is $40,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,3501.14%6.24%
201570,5401.73%-
201469,3201.98%-
201367,9501.55%-
201266,900--

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

The average salaries of financial specialists 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 financial specialist occupations is the department stores industry with an annual salary $82,470. The lowest paying industry is the shoe stores industry (annual salary $51,510). For detailed financial specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Department Stores
$82,470
Clothing Stores
$79,970
Automobile Dealers
$79,230
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$77,670
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$76,170
Health and Personal Care Stores
$72,580
Health and Personal Care Stores
$72,580
General Merchandise Stores
$72,180
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$70,130
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$67,870
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$67,870
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$67,460
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$67,200
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$66,570
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$65,980
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$65,370
Nonstore Retailers
$65,170
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$64,650
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$64,550
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores
$64,280
Direct Selling Establishments
$64,270
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$64,000
Vending Machine Operators
$63,920
Sporting Goods Stores
$63,470
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$63,400
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$63,150
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$63,010
Home Furnishings Stores
$62,670
Book Stores and News Dealers
$62,120
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$62,000
Furniture Stores
$61,320
Used Merchandise Stores
$61,010
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$60,640
Specialty Food Stores
$60,000
Florists
$58,210
Food and Beverage Stores
$57,750
Grocery Stores
$56,560
Gasoline Stations
$56,200
Gasoline Stations
$56,200
Other General Merchandise Stores
$52,240
Shoe Stores
$51,510

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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