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Retail Sales Worker Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Retail Sales Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,860
25th Percentile Wage
$19,570
50th Percentile Wage
$23,120
75th Percentile Wage
$29,370
90th Percentile Wage
$38,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for retail sales workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $38,320. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $23,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid retail sales workers is $17,860.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$23,120
3.72% 11.07%
2016
$22,260
3.19% -
2015
$21,550
3.25% -
2014
$20,850
-0.34% -
2013
$20,920
1.72% -
2012
$20,560
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Compare Retail Sales Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of retail sales workers in 39 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $34,130. The lowest paying industry is the medical and diagnostic laboratories industry (annual salary $19,080). For detailed retail sales worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$34,130
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$29,930
Offices of Optometrists
$29,650
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$28,600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$27,880
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$27,300
Hospitals - State government owned
$27,090
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$26,480
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$26,420
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$26,420
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$26,410
Hospitals - Privately owned
$26,400
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$26,350
Hospitals - Local government owned
$26,290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$26,290
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$26,210
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$25,700
Outpatient Care Centers
$25,440
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$25,120
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$24,850
Offices of Physicians
$24,080
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$23,960
Home Health Care Services
$23,500
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$23,330
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$23,310
Offices of Chiropractors
$22,820
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$22,780
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$22,590
Individual and Family Services
$22,280
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$22,140
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$21,730
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$21,220
Social Assistance
$21,200
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$20,810
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$20,690
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$20,480
Other Residential Care Facilities
$20,430
Child Day Care Services
$19,980
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$19,080

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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