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

The average annual and hourly salaries for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in the state of New York 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 York 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 New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$139,140
25th Percentile Wage
$75,640
10th Percentile Wage
$42,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in New York in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $139,140. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $75,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$66.89
25th Percentile Wage
$36.36
10th Percentile Wage
$20.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in New York in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $66.89. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $36.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.39.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $139,140 1.03%
2013 $137,720 2.03%
2012 $134,980 14.19%
2011 $118,210 4.25%
2010 $113,390 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 22.71%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.03%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 14.19% in the year 2012 and a relatively large increase of 4.25% in 2011.

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

OccupationAverage Wage
Advertising Sales Agents
$67,970
Insurance Sales Agents
$63,980
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$139,140
Travel Agents
$31,310
Other Sales Representatives
$60,880

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

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in state of New York ranges from $36,990 to $147,230. The highest paying area for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $147,230. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $135,350). The lowest paying area is Rochester with a median annual salary of $36,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$147,230
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$135,350
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$85,720
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$81,420
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$68,720
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$67,240
Nassau-Suffolk
$63,100
Binghamton
$62,970
Glens Falls
$60,920
Kingston
$53,890
Syracuse
$47,990
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$47,170
Utica-Rome
$45,050
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$44,570
Rochester
$36,990

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

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