Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agent Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents among Tennessee 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,850
25th Percentile Wage
$39,120
50th Percentile Wage
$56,500
75th Percentile Wage
$93,090
90th Percentile Wage
$157,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $157,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,850.

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
$56,500
-5.54% -36.69%
2016
$59,630
2.55% -
2015
$58,110
-4.73% -
2014
$60,860
-6.42% -
2013
$64,770
-19.24% -
2012
$77,230
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in state of Tennessee ranges from $38,970 to $75,250. The highest paying area for securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents in Tennessee is Cleveland with a median annual salary of $75,250. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Johnson City (mean annual salary $75,180). The lowest paying area is Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland
$75,250
Johnson City
$75,180
Memphis
$66,140
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$55,990
Jackson
$48,760
Clarksville
$48,350
Knoxville
$47,770
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$46,670
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$46,060
Chattanooga
$45,480
Morristown
$43,920
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$43,110
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$38,970




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