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
$30,060
25th Percentile Wage
$42,220
50th Percentile Wage
$63,900
75th Percentile Wage
$94,430
90th Percentile Wage
$125,280

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 $125,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer occupations is $30,060.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,900
3.08% 4.08%
2016
$61,930
2.89% -
2015
$60,140
2.99% -
2014
$58,340
-4.95% -
2013
$61,230
-0.10% -
2012
$61,290
- -

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

The average salaries of computer occupations in 42 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 $79,830. The lowest paying industry is the office supplies, stationery, and gift stores industry (annual salary $35,870). 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
$79,830
Nonstore Retailers
$79,080
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$72,650
Direct Selling Establishments
$68,370
Health and Personal Care Stores
$66,790
Health and Personal Care Stores
$66,790
Furniture Stores
$64,120
Vending Machine Operators
$63,720
Clothing Stores
$61,860
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$61,170
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$61,170
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$57,660
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$57,590
Department Stores
$57,110
Shoe Stores
$56,950
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$56,810
Other General Merchandise Stores
$56,460
Sporting Goods Stores
$56,390
Home Furnishings Stores
$55,130
Specialty Food Stores
$54,620
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$51,270
Automobile Dealers
$50,930
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$50,650
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$50,300
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$49,300
Book Stores and News Dealers
$48,340
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$48,010
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores
$47,350
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$47,330
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$47,070
Used Merchandise Stores
$45,000
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$43,540
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$42,920
Grocery Stores
$42,660
General Merchandise Stores
$42,270
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$42,240
Gasoline Stations
$42,100
Gasoline Stations
$42,100
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$42,000
Food and Beverage Stores
$41,680
Food and Beverage Stores
$41,220
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$35,870

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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