Media and Communication Worker Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of media and communication workers in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare media and communication worker salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Media and Communication Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,640
25th Percentile Wage
$33,190
50th Percentile Wage
$47,680
75th Percentile Wage
$65,650
90th Percentile Wage
$89,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for media and communication workers 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) media and communication workers is $89,200. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication workers is $23,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,680-2.83%5.12%
201549,0303.81%-
201447,1601.40%-
201346,5002.71%-
201245,240--

Compare Media and Communication Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of media and communication workers in 28 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 media and communication worker occupations is the clothing stores industry with an annual salary $66,190. The lowest paying industry is the used merchandise stores industry (annual salary $28,650). For detailed media and communication worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Clothing Stores
$66,190
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$61,400
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$55,040
Direct Selling Establishments
$53,290
Book Stores and News Dealers
$52,770
Grocery Stores
$50,720
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$49,620
Food and Beverage Stores
$49,360
Nonstore Retailers
$48,990
Home Furnishings Stores
$48,950
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$48,610
Health and Personal Care Stores
$46,860
Health and Personal Care Stores
$46,860
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$46,570
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$45,520
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$45,520
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$45,490
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$42,950
Furniture Stores
$42,730
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$42,560
Automobile Dealers
$41,860
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$40,740
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$39,380
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$37,910
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$37,540
Sporting Goods Stores
$35,210
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$33,700
Used Merchandise Stores
$28,650

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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