The salary statistics of counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons is $49,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,560. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 165% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons in 17 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 counter and rental clerks and parts salespersons occupations is the wholesale trade sector with an annual salary $35,620. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $21,050).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |