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First-Line Supervisor of Retail Sales Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of first-line supervisors of retail sales workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of first-line supervisors of retail sales workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The first-line supervisors of retail sales workers 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. First-Line Supervisor of Retail Sales Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,530
25th Percentile Wage
$30,370
50th Percentile Wage
$39,040
75th Percentile Wage
$51,250
90th Percentile Wage
$66,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of retail sales workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) first-line supervisors of retail sales workers is $66,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,530. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 171% 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 first-line supervisors of retail sales workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201639,0401.87%5.69%
201538,3101.17%-
201437,8601.74%-
201337,2001.02%-
201236,820--

Table 2. First-Line Supervisor of Retail Sales Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of first-line supervisors of retail sales workers in 18 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 first-line supervisors of retail sales workers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $76,160. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $35,780).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$76,160
Wholesale Trade
$47,800
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$47,770
Federal, State, and Local Government
$46,940
Educational Services
$44,400
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$43,550
Construction
$43,080
Transportation and Warehousing
$42,320
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$41,810
Finance and Insurance
$40,290
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$39,580
Manufacturing
$39,060
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$38,980
Retail Trade
$38,870
Accommodation and Food Services
$37,760
Health Care and Social Assistance
$37,560
Information
$37,470
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$35,780

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only first-line supervisors of retail sales workers 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 first-line supervisors of retail sales workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $24,380 to $47,290. The highest paying state for first-line supervisors of retail sales workers is Rhode Island with a median annual salary of $47,290. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $24,380. For more salary information of first-line supervisors of retail sales workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Rhode Island
$47,290
District of Columbia
$46,530
Connecticut
$45,750
Delaware
$45,270
New York
$44,790
New Jersey
$44,430
New Hampshire
$44,410
Washington
$43,300
South Dakota
$43,110
Vermont
$43,090
Alaska
$42,950
Colorado
$42,890
North Dakota
$41,990
Hawaii
$41,870
Maryland
$41,460
Massachusetts
$41,380
Virginia
$41,180
Florida
$40,850
Pennsylvania
$40,560
Texas
$40,070
California
$39,580
Maine
$39,490
Minnesota
$39,150
Nevada
$38,940
North Carolina
$38,710
Michigan
$38,680
Arizona
$38,420
Virgin Islands
$38,320
Illinois
$38,070
Missouri
$37,480
Oregon
$37,420
Alabama
$37,200
Wyoming
$36,830
Tennessee
$36,760
Wisconsin
$36,750
Idaho
$36,630
Montana
$36,540
Ohio
$36,530
New Mexico
$36,520
Nebraska
$36,510
Georgia
$36,420
South Carolina
$36,220
Indiana
$36,050
Kansas
$35,320
Utah
$34,850
Mississippi
$34,580
Kentucky
$34,480
Iowa
$34,460
Oklahoma
$34,370
Louisiana
$34,180
Arkansas
$32,640
West Virginia
$32,290
Guam
$25,240
Puerto Rico
$24,380


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