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Retail Sales Worker Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Retail Sales Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,170
25th Percentile Wage
$20,660
50th Percentile Wage
$24,560
75th Percentile Wage
$31,190
90th Percentile Wage
$45,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for retail sales workers in the industry sector of finance and insurance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) retail sales workers is $45,690. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $24,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid retail sales workers is $18,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of retail sales workers in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$24,560
1.59% 11.36%
2016
$24,170
4.30% -
2015
$23,130
3.37% -
2014
$22,350
2.60% -
2013
$21,770
0.00% -
2012
$21,770
- -

Compare Retail Sales Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of retail sales workers in 17 industries in the finance and insurance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for retail sales worker occupations is the agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities industry with an annual salary $34,990. The lowest paying industry is the other financial investment activities industry (annual salary $18,590). For detailed retail sales worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$34,990
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$34,990
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$33,480
Depository Credit Intermediation
$28,760
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$28,260
Insurance Carriers
$27,590
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$27,130
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$24,110
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$24,060
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$24,040
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$23,960
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$23,920
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$23,860
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$22,400
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$19,920
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$19,300
Other Financial Investment Activities
$18,590

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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