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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,900
25th Percentile Wage
$37,370
50th Percentile Wage
$51,190
75th Percentile Wage
$112,140
90th Percentile Wage
$185,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $185,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,900.

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
$51,190
-9.40% -6.62%
2016
$56,000
-9.71% -
2015
$61,440
-5.24% -
2014
$64,660
17.85% -
2013
$53,120
-2.75% -
2012
$54,580
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in state of South Carolina ranges from $39,540 to $67,550. The highest paying area for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $67,550. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Columbia (mean annual salary $60,750). The lowest paying area is Spartanburg with a median annual salary of $39,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$67,550
Columbia
$60,750
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$52,400
Augusta-Richmond County
$50,860
Florence
$49,370
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$48,230
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$47,630
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$43,440
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$41,840
Spartanburg
$39,540




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