Computer Occupations Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Occupations

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,310
25th Percentile Wage
$40,540
50th Percentile Wage
$61,930
75th Percentile Wage
$92,050
90th Percentile Wage
$122,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer occupations 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) computer occupations is $122,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer occupations is $28,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,9302.89%1.03%
201560,1402.99%-
201458,340-4.95%-
201361,230-0.10%-
201261,290--

Compare Computer Occupations Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of computer occupations in 39 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 computer occupations occupations is the electronic shopping and mail-order houses industry with an annual salary $78,250. The lowest paying industry is the general merchandise stores industry (annual salary $34,800). For detailed computer occupations salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$78,250
Nonstore Retailers
$77,540
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$71,220
Direct Selling Establishments
$64,980
Health and Personal Care Stores
$62,340
Health and Personal Care Stores
$62,340
Clothing Stores
$61,860
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$58,960
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$58,960
Department Stores
$57,110
Shoe Stores
$56,950
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$56,810
Other General Merchandise Stores
$56,460
Home Furnishings Stores
$55,640
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$55,080
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$54,720
Specialty Food Stores
$54,620
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$54,170
Furniture Stores
$53,660
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$49,850
Automobile Dealers
$49,840
Vending Machine Operators
$49,550
Sporting Goods Stores
$49,010
Used Merchandise Stores
$45,000
Book Stores and News Dealers
$44,550
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$44,520
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$44,420
Food and Beverage Stores
$43,700
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$43,610
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$43,330
Grocery Stores
$42,660
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$41,610
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$41,480
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$40,570
Gasoline Stations
$39,660
Gasoline Stations
$39,660
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$38,770
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$35,870
General Merchandise Stores
$34,800

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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