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First-Line Supervisor of Sales Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of first-line supervisors of sales workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of first-line supervisors of sales workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of first-line supervisors of sales workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The first-line supervisors of 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 Sales Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,380
25th Percentile Wage
$31,920
50th Percentile Wage
$42,250
75th Percentile Wage
$59,320
90th Percentile Wage
$84,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of sales workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) first-line supervisors of sales workers is $84,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,380. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 234% 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 sales workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201642,2502.18%6.86%
201541,3301.48%-
201440,7202.09%-
201339,8701.30%-
201239,350--

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

The average salaries of first-line supervisors of sales workers in 20 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 sales workers occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $116,920. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $39,050).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$116,920
Utilities
$90,830
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$81,330
Finance and Insurance
$74,380
Information
$71,590
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$70,260
Manufacturing
$69,800
Wholesale Trade
$69,730
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$68,990
Construction
$62,870
Transportation and Warehousing
$62,460
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$53,300
Federal, State, and Local Government
$49,280
Educational Services
$49,180
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$45,460
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$40,940
Health Care and Social Assistance
$40,300
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$40,200
Accommodation and Food Services
$40,000
Retail Trade
$39,050



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