Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agent Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents among Massachusetts metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$117,610
25th Percentile Wage
$76,490
10th Percentile Wage
$51,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $117,610. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $76,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,860.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$56.54
25th Percentile Wage
$36.77
10th Percentile Wage
$24.93

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $56.54. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $36.77. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.93.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $117,610 -1.13%
2013 $118,950 11.57%
2012 $106,610 18.53%
2011 $89,940 6.84%
2010 $84,180 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in state of Massachusetts from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 39.71%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 11.57%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 18.53% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 6.84% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agent Wage in Massachusetts vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Advertising Sales Agents
$61,560
Insurance Sales Agents
$65,380
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$117,610
Travel Agents
$47,640
Other Sales Representatives
$68,090

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents in Massachusetts Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in state of Massachusetts ranges from $56,520 to $121,790. The highest paying area for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $121,790. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $121,780). The lowest paying area is Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$121,790
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$121,780
Barnstable Town
$106,420
Framingham
$94,610
Peabody
$79,910
Worcester
$71,290
Springfield
$63,010
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$56,520

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agent Salary by State

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