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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Miscellaneous Sales and Related Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,550
25th Percentile Wage
$23,680
50th Percentile Wage
$32,840
75th Percentile Wage
$47,410
90th Percentile Wage
$65,770

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 $65,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,550. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 220% 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 miscellaneous sales and related workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,840
-9.26% 22.66%
2016
$35,880
10.98% -
2015
$31,940
7.98% -
2014
$29,390
8.64% -
2013
$26,850
5.40% -
2012
$25,400
- -

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 federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $53,610. The lowest paying sector is the construction sector (annual salary $25,950).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$53,610
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$51,000
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$46,930
Utilities
$46,710
Manufacturing
$43,120
Wholesale Trade
$42,630
Finance and Insurance
$41,960
Mining
$41,800
Transportation and Warehousing
$40,190
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$37,090
Health Care and Social Assistance
$37,090
Information
$35,800
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$35,290
Educational Services
$35,150
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$32,220
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$32,140
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$31,550
Retail Trade
$29,700
Accommodation and Food Services
$26,090
Construction
$25,950



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