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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,840
25th Percentile Wage
$77,730
50th Percentile Wage
$141,250
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

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 $141,250. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $77,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,840.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.12
25th Percentile Wage
$37.36
50th Percentile Wage
$67.91
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

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 $67.91. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $37.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.12.

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
2016141,2508.51%4.44%
2015129,230-7.67%-
2014139,1401.02%-
2013137,7201.99%-
2012134,980--

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

Table 3 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 $36,460 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 $139,730). The lowest paying area is Rochester with a median annual salary of $36,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$147,230
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$139,730
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$107,970
Binghamton
$105,720
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$60,620
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$57,890
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$54,320
Nassau-Suffolk
$53,700
Glens Falls
$52,250
Kingston
$51,640
Syracuse
$51,460
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$48,830
Utica-Rome
$47,130
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$44,570
Rochester
$36,460


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