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
$24,050
25th Percentile Wage
$33,370
50th Percentile Wage
$47,360
75th Percentile Wage
$64,040
90th Percentile Wage
$84,860

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 $84,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication workers is $24,050.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,360
-0.68% 4.48%
2016
$47,680
-2.83% -
2015
$49,030
3.81% -
2014
$47,160
1.40% -
2013
$46,500
2.71% -
2012
$45,240
- -

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

The average salaries of media and communication workers in 35 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
Direct Selling Establishments
$56,210
Book Stores and News Dealers
$55,510
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$55,040
Home Furnishings Stores
$52,570
Health and Personal Care Stores
$50,920
Health and Personal Care Stores
$50,920
Grocery Stores
$50,720
Nonstore Retailers
$50,170
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$49,920
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$49,870
Food and Beverage Stores
$49,550
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$49,120
Food and Beverage Stores
$48,070
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$47,380
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$47,090
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$47,090
General Merchandise Stores
$46,710
Furniture Stores
$46,640
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$45,890
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$45,520
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$45,490
Other General Merchandise Stores
$45,130
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores
$45,040
Sporting Goods Stores
$43,350
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$40,740
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$39,380
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$39,190
Specialty Food Stores
$37,940
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$37,510
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$37,210
Automobile Dealers
$36,430
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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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