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
$42,470
25th Percentile Wage
$54,930
50th Percentile Wage
$70,840
75th Percentile Wage
$91,930
90th Percentile Wage
$118,480

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 $118,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial analysts is $42,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201670,8403.49%-3.95%
201568,3701.62%-
201467,260-7.00%-
201371,970-2.32%-
201273,640--

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

The average salaries of financial analysts in six 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 motor vehicle and parts dealers industry with an annual salary $79,150. The lowest paying industry is the clothing and clothing accessories stores industry (annual salary $59,920). For detailed financial analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$79,150
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$79,130
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$79,130
Nonstore Retailers
$66,880
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$66,750
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$59,920

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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