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

The average annual and hourly salaries for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in the state of Maryland are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents amongst Maryland 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,160
25th Percentile Wage
$44,680
50th Percentile Wage
$70,400
75th Percentile Wage
$123,050
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $123,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,160.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.94
25th Percentile Wage
$21.48
50th Percentile Wage
$33.84
75th Percentile Wage
$59.16
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $59.16. The median hourly salary is $33.84. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.94.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201670,40014.30%-14.23%
201560,330-8.98%-
201465,750-0.08%-
201365,800-22.22%-
201280,420--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents in Maryland Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in some Maryland cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in state of Maryland ranges from $51,750 to $78,680. The highest paying area for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Maryland is Baltimore-Towson with a median annual salary of $78,680. The second highest paying city/area in Maryland State is Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick (mean annual salary $71,730). The lowest paying area is Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baltimore-Towson
$78,680
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick
$71,730
Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area
$51,750


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