Computer User Support Specialist Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer User Support Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,040
25th Percentile Wage
$31,090
50th Percentile Wage
$42,500
75th Percentile Wage
$55,810
90th Percentile Wage
$69,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer user support specialists 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 user support specialists is $69,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer user support specialists is $24,040.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,500
4.07% 15.84%
2016
$40,770
0.52% -
2015
$40,560
9.44% -
2014
$36,730
5.80% -
2013
$34,600
-3.38% -
2012
$35,770
- -

Compare Computer User Support Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of computer user support specialists in 41 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 user support specialist occupations is the home furnishings stores industry with an annual salary $54,920. The lowest paying industry is the other general merchandise stores industry (annual salary $27,900). For detailed computer user support specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Home Furnishings Stores
$54,920
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$52,040
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$51,690
Direct Selling Establishments
$48,830
Department Stores
$48,150
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$48,130
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$47,970
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$47,840
Clothing Stores
$47,620
Health and Personal Care Stores
$47,160
Health and Personal Care Stores
$47,160
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$46,640
Shoe Stores
$46,230
Book Stores and News Dealers
$45,730
Nonstore Retailers
$45,270
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$44,910
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$44,360
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$44,360
Vending Machine Operators
$44,320
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$44,150
Furniture Stores
$42,480
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores
$42,250
Automobile Dealers
$42,180
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$39,710
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$39,660
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$39,630
General Merchandise Stores
$38,960
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$37,880
Sporting Goods Stores
$37,740
Food and Beverage Stores
$36,570
Food and Beverage Stores
$36,280
Grocery Stores
$36,090
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$36,030
Gasoline Stations
$35,360
Gasoline Stations
$35,360
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$34,890
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$34,800
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$33,230
Used Merchandise Stores
$32,690
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$29,530
Other General Merchandise Stores
$27,900

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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