The salary statistics of brokerage clerks are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of brokerage clerks within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The brokerage clerks annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$33,520|
|25th Percentile Wage||$40,750|
|50th Percentile Wage||$49,800|
|75th Percentile Wage||$61,480|
|90th Percentile Wage||$76,460|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for brokerage clerks. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) brokerage clerks is $76,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,520. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 128% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of brokerage clerks from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of brokerage clerks in 10 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for brokerage clerks occupations is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector with an annual salary $55,700. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $38,380).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
From the above tables we note that not only brokerage clerks salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of brokerage clerks in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $36,150 to $59,440. The highest paying state for brokerage clerks is New York with a median annual salary of $59,440. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $36,150. For more salary information of brokerage clerks profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |