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Miscellaneous Sales and Related Worker Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,570
25th Percentile Wage
$25,450
50th Percentile Wage
$35,880
75th Percentile Wage
$51,480
90th Percentile Wage
$71,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous sales and related workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous sales and related workers is $71,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,570. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 245% 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 miscellaneous sales and related workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,88010.98%29.21%
201531,9407.98%-
201429,3908.64%-
201326,8505.40%-
201225,400--

Table 2. Miscellaneous Sales and Related Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous sales and related 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 miscellaneous sales and related workers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $54,480. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $24,270).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$54,480
Federal, State, and Local Government
$51,670
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$51,000
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$48,180
Manufacturing
$44,650
Wholesale Trade
$42,910
Mining
$42,500
Finance and Insurance
$41,960
Health Care and Social Assistance
$41,150
Transportation and Warehousing
$40,090
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$37,700
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$34,960
Retail Trade
$34,780
Educational Services
$33,480
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$32,770
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$31,930
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$30,970
Information
$29,150
Construction
$28,040
Accommodation and Food Services
$24,270



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