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Retail Sales Worker Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Retail Sales Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,040
25th Percentile Wage
$20,470
50th Percentile Wage
$24,140
75th Percentile Wage
$30,980
90th Percentile Wage
$39,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for retail sales workers in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $39,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $24,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid retail sales workers is $18,040.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$24,140
2.57% 5.26%
2016
$23,520
3.27% -
2015
$22,750
0.40% -
2014
$22,660
0.22% -
2013
$22,610
-1.15% -
2012
$22,870
- -

Compare Retail Sales Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of retail sales workers in 25 industries in the educational services 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $32,910. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $19,470). For detailed retail sales worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$32,910
Junior colleges - State government owned
$26,210
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$25,810
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$25,030
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$25,030
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$25,030
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$24,960
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$24,900
Educational Support Services
$24,880
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$24,800
Educational Services - State government owned
$24,740
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$24,390
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$24,260
Educational Services - Privately owned
$24,190
Educational Services
$24,140
Technical and Trade Schools
$23,950
Educational Services - Local government owned
$23,720
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$23,420
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$23,380
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$23,340
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$23,330
Other Schools and Instruction
$22,900
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$22,900
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$19,640
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$19,470

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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