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
$40,700
25th Percentile Wage
$53,430
50th Percentile Wage
$70,980
75th Percentile Wage
$98,280
90th Percentile Wage
$135,920

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 $135,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial specialists is $40,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,980
-0.52% 5.75%
2016
$71,350
1.14% -
2015
$70,540
1.73% -
2014
$69,320
1.98% -
2013
$67,950
1.55% -
2012
$66,900
- -

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

The average salaries of financial 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 financial specialist occupations is the department stores industry with an annual salary $82,470. The lowest paying industry is the beer, wine, and liquor stores industry (annual salary $51,050). 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
$81,650
Automobile Dealers
$77,830
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$76,280
General Merchandise Stores
$76,210
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$74,520
Health and Personal Care Stores
$72,700
Health and Personal Care Stores
$72,700
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$67,990
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$67,460
Nonstore Retailers
$67,370
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$67,180
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$66,940
Direct Selling Establishments
$66,680
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$66,280
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$66,280
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$65,940
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$63,800
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$63,740
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$63,660
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$63,500
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$63,000
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$62,840
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$62,570
Book Stores and News Dealers
$61,790
Home Furnishings Stores
$61,470
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$61,270
Furniture Stores
$61,070
Used Merchandise Stores
$61,010
Food and Beverage Stores
$60,810
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$60,330
Food and Beverage Stores
$60,200
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$60,070
Specialty Food Stores
$60,000
Sporting Goods Stores
$59,590
Vending Machine Operators
$59,330
Florists
$58,410
Grocery Stores
$56,560
Other General Merchandise Stores
$52,240
Shoe Stores
$52,170
Gasoline Stations
$51,430
Gasoline Stations
$51,430
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores
$51,050

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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