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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. First-Line Supervisor of Sales Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,480
25th Percentile Wage
$31,750
50th Percentile Wage
$41,860
75th Percentile Wage
$58,760
90th Percentile Wage
$82,860

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 $82,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,480. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 225% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of sales workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,860
-0.93% 6.00%
2016
$42,250
2.18% -
2015
$41,330
1.48% -
2014
$40,720
2.09% -
2013
$39,870
1.30% -
2012
$39,350
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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 $93,970. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $38,620).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$93,970
Utilities
$88,730
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$79,030
Finance and Insurance
$73,120
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$70,980
Information
$70,200
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$70,180
Manufacturing
$69,070
Wholesale Trade
$68,490
Transportation and Warehousing
$63,010
Construction
$62,550
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$53,450
Federal, State, and Local Government
$48,490
Educational Services
$48,270
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$45,130
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$40,560
Accommodation and Food Services
$40,020
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$39,880
Health Care and Social Assistance
$39,620
Retail Trade
$38,620



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