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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous sales and related workers from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |