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 among North Carolina cities 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 North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,670
25th Percentile Wage
$41,310
50th Percentile Wage
$69,890
75th Percentile Wage
$134,510
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

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 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $134,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,670.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.23
25th Percentile Wage
$19.86
50th Percentile Wage
$33.60
75th Percentile Wage
$64.67
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $64.67. The median hourly salary is $33.60. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.23.

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
201669,890-11.83%-6.80%
201578,1609.15%-
201471,0109.01%-
201364,610-15.52%-
201274,640--

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 $71,220. The highest paying area for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in North Carolina is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $71,220. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Raleigh-Cary (mean annual salary $66,060). The lowest paying area is Jacksonville with a median annual salary of $35,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wilmington
$71,220
Raleigh-Cary
$66,060
Durham-Chapel Hill
$65,920
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$62,480
Winston-Salem
$60,310
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$58,790
Rocky Mount
$55,270
Greensboro-High Point
$54,390
Asheville
$50,080
Fayetteville
$49,640
Burlington
$47,210
Greenville
$44,500
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$43,860
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$39,880
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$39,220
Jacksonville
$35,190


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