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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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

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
Nonstore Retailers
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
Direct Selling Establishments
Health and Personal Care Stores
Health and Personal Care Stores
Clothing Stores
Electronics and Appliance Stores
Electronics and Appliance Stores
Department Stores
Shoe Stores
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
Other General Merchandise Stores
Home Furnishings Stores
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
Specialty Food Stores
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
Furniture Stores
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
Automobile Dealers
Vending Machine Operators
Sporting Goods Stores
Used Merchandise Stores
Book Stores and News Dealers
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
Food and Beverage Stores
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
Grocery Stores
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
Gasoline Stations
Gasoline Stations
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
General Merchandise Stores

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].


Highest paying industries for computer occupations.