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
$22,150
25th Percentile Wage
$28,870
50th Percentile Wage
$40,770
75th Percentile Wage
$53,730
90th Percentile Wage
$68,200

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 $68,200. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer user support specialists is $22,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201640,7700.52%12.26%
201540,5609.44%-
201436,7305.80%-
201334,600-3.38%-
201235,770--

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

The average salaries of computer user support specialists in 38 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 $54,880. 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
$54,880
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$51,750
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$49,280
Department Stores
$48,150
Direct Selling Establishments
$48,120
Clothing Stores
$46,820
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$46,430
Shoe Stores
$46,230
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$44,020
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$44,020
Health and Personal Care Stores
$43,710
Health and Personal Care Stores
$43,710
Nonstore Retailers
$43,700
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$43,560
Furniture Stores
$43,500
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$43,180
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$41,660
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$41,220
Automobile Dealers
$40,180
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$39,340
Vending Machine Operators
$38,260
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$37,610
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$37,260
Book Stores and News Dealers
$36,960
Food and Beverage Stores
$36,520
Sporting Goods Stores
$36,450
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$36,190
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$36,100
Grocery Stores
$36,090
Gasoline Stations
$35,360
Gasoline Stations
$35,360
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$34,340
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$33,800
Used Merchandise Stores
$32,690
General Merchandise Stores
$31,540
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$31,340
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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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