Financial Analyst Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Financial Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,160
25th Percentile Wage
$61,970
50th Percentile Wage
$78,530
75th Percentile Wage
$99,640
90th Percentile Wage
$130,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial analysts 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 analysts is $130,320. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $78,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial analysts is $51,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,530
9.79% 6.23%
2016
$70,840
3.49% -
2015
$68,370
1.62% -
2014
$67,260
-7.00% -
2013
$71,970
-2.32% -
2012
$73,640
- -

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

The average salaries of financial analysts in 15 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 analyst occupations is the building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers industry with an annual salary $133,840. The lowest paying industry is the clothing stores industry (annual salary $58,300). For detailed financial analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$133,840
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$133,840
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$90,440
Automobile Dealers
$89,410
General Merchandise Stores
$85,730
Department Stores
$84,900
Health and Personal Care Stores
$81,260
Health and Personal Care Stores
$81,260
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$79,130
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$79,130
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$75,510
Nonstore Retailers
$75,030
Direct Selling Establishments
$62,260
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$59,920
Clothing Stores
$58,300

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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