Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agent Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents amongst North Carolina 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,940
25th Percentile Wage
$40,230
50th Percentile Wage
$59,200
75th Percentile Wage
$112,970
90th Percentile Wage
$181,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $181,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,200
-18.06% -26.08%
2016
$69,890
-11.83% -
2015
$78,160
9.15% -
2014
$71,010
9.01% -
2013
$64,610
-15.52% -
2012
$74,640
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in state of North Carolina ranges from $35,190 to $71,510. The highest paying area for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in North Carolina is Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,510. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Raleigh-Cary (mean annual salary $65,500). The lowest paying area is Jacksonville with a median annual salary of $35,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$71,510
Raleigh-Cary
$65,500
Winston-Salem
$62,500
Fayetteville
$61,720
Rocky Mount
$59,850
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$58,790
Durham-Chapel Hill
$55,740
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,050
Greensboro-High Point
$49,020
Wilmington
$47,510
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$45,810
Asheville
$45,720
Goldsboro
$45,350
Greenville
$42,540
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$40,490
Burlington
$37,660
Jacksonville
$35,190




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