Brokerage Clerk Salary Information

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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Brokerage Clerk Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,100
25th Percentile Wage
$40,130
50th Percentile Wage
$49,200
75th Percentile Wage
$61,130
90th Percentile Wage
$76,390

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 $76,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,100. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 130% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of brokerage clerks from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,2002.07%13.74%
201548,1801.37%-
201447,5204.36%-
201345,4506.62%-
201242,440--

Table 2. Brokerage Clerk Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of brokerage clerks in 7 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 $55,550. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $25,010).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$55,550
Finance and Insurance
$49,400
Federal, State, and Local Government
$48,580
Transportation and Warehousing
$47,240
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$46,140
Wholesale Trade
$42,620
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$25,010

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Brokerage Clerks by States

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 $57,580. The highest paying state for brokerage clerks is New York with a median annual salary of $57,580. 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
$57,580
Washington
$55,690
Connecticut
$54,880
California
$54,740
District of Columbia
$54,440
New Jersey
$53,630
Delaware
$53,270
New Hampshire
$53,100
Maryland
$52,750
Rhode Island
$52,640
Texas
$52,520
Utah
$52,370
Massachusetts
$51,400
Illinois
$50,560
Georgia
$50,500
Oklahoma
$50,260
Colorado
$49,980
Alaska
$48,600
Pennsylvania
$48,480
South Carolina
$48,410
Idaho
$48,330
North Dakota
$48,310
Maine
$48,110
Arizona
$47,370
Oregon
$47,320
Wyoming
$47,290
Nevada
$47,210
Florida
$46,920
Minnesota
$46,600
Michigan
$46,470
West Virginia
$46,180
Tennessee
$45,880
Virginia
$45,330
Alabama
$45,260
North Carolina
$45,250
Kansas
$45,120
Wisconsin
$45,110
Mississippi
$44,680
Indiana
$44,630
Vermont
$43,830
Ohio
$43,820
Nebraska
$43,560
New Mexico
$43,250
Missouri
$43,230
Louisiana
$42,300
Montana
$41,590
Iowa
$39,910
South Dakota
$38,800
Kentucky
$38,350
Hawaii
$37,950
Arkansas
$37,810
Puerto Rico
$36,150



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