Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agent Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents amongst New Jersey 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 New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,880
25th Percentile Wage
$47,870
50th Percentile Wage
$78,930
75th Percentile Wage
$148,290
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $148,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,880.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.73
25th Percentile Wage
$23.02
50th Percentile Wage
$37.95
75th Percentile Wage
$71.29
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $71.29. The median hourly salary is $37.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.73.

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
201678,930-3.89%6.65%
201582,0004.50%-
201478,3103.05%-
201375,9202.95%-
201273,680--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in state of New Jersey ranges from $49,140 to $77,770. The highest paying area for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in New Jersey is Edison-New Brunswick with a median annual salary of $77,770. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Camden (mean annual salary $69,320). The lowest paying area is Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton with a median annual salary of $49,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Edison-New Brunswick
$77,770
Camden
$69,320
Trenton-Ewing
$66,060
Wilmington
$64,630
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$57,880
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$49,140


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